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First check:  State Criminal History check

                Go to: http://www.psp.pa.gov/

                Under PSP Services, pick “Request A Criminal History Report”

                Click, Pennsylvania Access to Criminal History (PATCH) Web Site

                Click,    Submit a New Record Check (requires a credit card)

                                In the middle of the page.

                Fill out the form and follow the instructions.

                You should get and almost immediate, electronic response on this check.

 

Second check:  State Child Abuse Clearance

                Go to: http://www.dhs.state.pa.us/

                On the middle of the right side banner there is a link to the form:

                                Pennsylvania Child Abuse History Clearance Form (CY-113)

This form needs to be filled out and mailed in.  Follow the instructions on page three of the form.

 

                ------ OR -------

 

You may go to the following link and fill out the form online

                https://www.compass.state.pa.us/cwis/public/home

 

 

Third check (for employees, but also for volunteers who have not lived in the state for the past 10 years consecutively):  FBI Criminal History thru Fingerprints ($27.50) The Common Place Church will reimburse the cost of this check.

 

                Go to:  https://www.pa.cogentid.com/index_dpwNew.htm

 

               

Under “Registration”, Pick, Register Online

Fill out the online form.

For “Reason Fingerprinted”, choose “Employment with a significant likelihood of regular contact with children”

 

Note:  On the www.pa.cogentid.com  site you will find a link on where you can go to get your fingerprints done.