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If you receive a door-to-door solicitation from any individual claiming to represent Second Chance, please notify the police.
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To disrupt the cycles of incarceration and poverty by helping people find their way to self-sufficiency.


Founded in 1993, Second Chance is a place where justice involved San Diegans find hope, purpose and opportunity. Offering eight evidence-based programs, each staffed by a dedicated team of caring professionals, Second Chance is regarded throughout the greater San Diego area as a leader in helping formerly incarcerated and justice involved citizens successfully reintegrate into society.