We are excited to meet with you!  There are some steps you can take BEFORE the event that will help ensure we are able to meet your needs while you’re with us.

Legal

Rights Restoration

To be eligible for rights restoration at this event you must:

  • Have a felony conviction in Arizona Superior Court (any county) or Arizona Federal Court
    • We cannot provide assistance for any Tribal convictions or those from other States
  • Completed all sentencing and probationary periods a minimum of two years ago
  • Have your Certificate of Absolute Discharge
    • We will not be able to pursue rights restoration for individuals who do not have their certificate at the time of the event
    • Click here to apply for your Certificate of Absolute Discharge.  Please note, it may take up to one month to receive your certificate.

Warrant Resolution

This event will only be able to provide warrant resolution for misdemeanors.  If you are seeking resolution for a felony warrant, please attend a FREE clinic.  For more information, visit  http://www.pima.gov/knowyourrights.

Juvenile Record and Marijuana Expungement

Did you know that juvenile records are not automatically erased on your 18th birthday?  Or that since Arizona has legalized the use of marijuana, you can have these charges expunged from your record? 

Assistance

SNAP/TANF/AHCCCS Assistance

You will be able to apply for the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP), Temporary Assistance for Needy Families (TANF), Arizona Health Care Cost Containment System (AHCCCS), and more at this event.  Please see the Time Saving Checklist provided by the Department of Economic Services for items you should bring with you to the event.  

Section 8 Housing

The City of Tucson Department of Housing will be present at the event and able to assist with emergency housing.  Click here for a list of items you can bring to the event to help expedite your eligibility.

Employment Opportunities

Second Chance will be hosting a virtual job fair during this event.  If you would like to participate, please come dressed to impress and ready to film a brief introduction video to share with employers.  Check out these useful resources:

Job Seeker’s Pre-Search Checklist 

You can also contact the following agencies about upcoming job readiness workshops.

Arizona@Work 

Department of Economic Security