Clean Slate Expungement Program

SEMCA Michigan Works! is now providing professional legal assistance to eligible participants for the State of Michigan Clean Slate Expungement Program.

Residents of the SEMCA Michigan Works! region, which include Monroe County and Wayne County (excluding the City of Detroit), can use this free service*, regardless of where the conviction occurred.

*applicants may be responsible for fingerprinting fees

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You must complete an initial registration to determine your eligibility and to begin the application process.

Eligibility Process

To determine your eligibility and to begin the application process you must complete an initial registration form. The form requires you to provide certain information (name, home address, valid email address, etc.) to allow SEMCA to retrieve your Internet Criminal History Access Tool (ICHAT) and assess your eligibility for expungement.

You must enter a valid email address. If you do not have an email address, you may obtain one for free at or


Find out more about the expungement process and program Q & A

Services through SEMCA Michigan Works!

If you are unemployed or want to explore career options leading to better employment, you owe it to yourself to visit one of the American Job Centers operated by SEMCA Michigan Works! Our staff are trained Career Coaches who can assist you in the exploration of new careers and the education/training options to achieve your dreams. 
All services are free to those seeking employment, regardless of your job situation, education level, experience or skill level. Job Seekers can access the following services through Michigan Works!:
    • Free access to computers at any of our Job Centers to search Pure Michigan Talent Connect for openings, post resumes online, seek out career information, and conduct research on specific industries
    • Career assessments
    • Employment and career search assistance
    • Resume and interviewing workshops
    • Specialized services for Veterans with barriers to employment information
    • Information on Training in high-demand occupations