Legal Services Center CORI Sealing Initiative

Filed Under: Administrative Issues, Legal
122 Boylston Street
Jamaica Plain, ma 02130
Phone: 617-522-3003
Intake line: 617-390-2524

Through LSC’s CORI workshops, clients can receive free assistance in sealing their criminal records. As of March 2020, in-person workshops are on hold due to the coronavirus pandemic. Please see the self-help videos for instructions on requesting and sealing your CORI virtually.

How to participate:

  • Call the Safety Net Project intake line at 617-390-2524 or email After speaking with you, they can provide the forms you will need in order to go through the record-sealing process.
Requirements & Restrictions

Anyone in need of CORI sealing assistance is welcome to participate if:

  • It has been 3 years since the last misdemeanor conviction OR
  • 7 years since the last felony conviction


While there is not a fee to attend the CORI Sealing Workshop, you must bring a $25 check to access your CORI. If you receive food stamps, cash assistance, MassHealth, or another form of assistance from another public benefit program, you are eligible to waive the $25 fee.

While every effort is made to provide current and accurate information for the agency descriptions and hours of operation, it is recommended to call the agency to verify the information before visiting.

Last updated January 10, 2023


Agency information may have changed due to COVID-19. Please contact individual agencies to double-check their information.