Expungement and Employment Barriers Resource Clinic
The Linn County Board of Supervisors is hosting an Expungement and Employment Barriers Resource Clinic on Saturday, July 27, 2019, in Cedar Rapids for Linn County residents. The County is working with Iowa Legal Aid, the City of Cedar Rapids and other local agencies to offer a variety of services to prospective clients.
The purpose of the clinic is to help people involved with the criminal justice system overcome barriers to housing, employment and education.
Application and appointment are required. If you have questions, please call Iowa Legal Aid at 515-243-1193 ext 1632. Application deadline is July 19 at 5 p.m. Applications received after July 19 will be added to a wait list as resources allow. Transportation is available to the clinic upon request.
Once an application is submitted, Iowa Legal aid will determine if the case and client can be helped. Eligible clients will then receive legal assistance for issues related to expungement, court debt, driver's licenses and vehicle registration issues.
In addition to legal assistance, eligible clients can receive information and assistance on obtaining housing, employment, financial planning, voting rights, and other related topics.
Linn County, Iowa is committed to providing access and reasonable accommodation to individuals with disabilities in its programs, activities and services. To request an accommodation due to a disability, please contact the Linn County Board of Supervisors office by July 19 at 319-892-5000, or at firstname.lastname@example.org.