Clean Slate Program

The Clean Slate Program is a reentry program that provides free legal services to persons convicted of criminal offenses in Fresno County who are eligible for record clearance. Clearing your criminal history may make finding employment, obtaining housing, and getting educational financial aid easier. Our goal is to clear eligible convictions to help you get your second chance. We can assist with:

How to Apply:

Step 1: Fill out an Application

  • Online applications are preferred but paper applications are also available for pick up at 2135 Fresno St, Ste 100, Mon-Fri 8 am - 5 pm, closed for lunch 12 pm -  1 pm. Return the application in person or by mail to the same address.

Due to a high volume of applicants wait times have been extended, to expedite your application, get a copy of your criminal history from the Department of Justice by submitting a DOJ request for Live Scan Service

Step 2: Once we have your application, we will review your eligibility and contact you with further information.  Please keep in mind that this review process can take up to six (6) months to compete.  If we can assist you, we will set a one-on-one telephone appointment with you.

Questions or to check status of your application, email