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OWI Assessment

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OWI (Operating While Impaired) assessments are conducted at Portage County Health and Human Services by  appointment only.

owi assessmentOnce you have been convicted of an OWI you MUST come to the Portage  County Health and Human Services Department, in person, to schedule your assessment.  You MUST be a Portage County resident in order to have your assessment completed at our Department.  A down payment of $100 is required.  The total assessment cost is $250.  If you fail to appear for your appointment, you will forfeit your down payment.

For more information on the OWI assessment process, please click here.

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Information regarding Wisconsin's intoxicated Driver Program and Assessor Directory can be found at:

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