As a result of state laws, congregations now need to adapt, expand, and/or revise their current child protection policies to comply with law and to ensure that we are providing a safe space for all of God’s children.
These are the clearances needed
1) Child Abuse History Clearance Form (CY-113) ($10/can be completed online) – Obtained from the Department of Human Services by clicking here.
2) Pennsylvania State Police Request for Criminal Record Check Form (SP4-164) ($10/can be completed online). Click here to access online.
FBI Fingerprint Record Checks are additionally required for all employees (including rostered leaders) and for any volunteers who have not lived in PA for 10 years. Click here for more information.