CLEARANCES

Pennsylvania Child Abuse History Clearance ($8.00)

This clearance cannot be processed electronically at www.compass.state.pa.us/cwis; therefore, you must complete and mail the Pennsylvania Child Abuse History Clearance form to ChildLine and Abuse Registry, Department of Human Resources. You will need to attach to the form a $8.00 money order made payable to Department of Human . You can download and print the form here:

You can also call or stop by the BCIU’s Office of Human Resources for a form.

Because this process generally takes six to eight weeks, it is strongly suggested that you take this form to Senator Judy Schwank’s office at 210 George Street, Muhlenberg Township, 19605. (610-929-2151). Generally, by having Senator Schwank’s courier deliver your clearance application, you will receive the results in one to two weeks. If you are unable to take the completed form to Senator Schwank’s office, you can always mail it to Childline and Abuse Registry at the address listed at the top of the form.

Pennsylvania State Police Request for Criminal History Record Check ($8.00)

The fastest way to process this clearance is to log onto https://epatch.state.pa.us and use your credit card. In most cases, you should receive instantaneous results if no record exists. If you do not have access to a computer, you should complete and mail the “Pennsylvania State Police Request for Criminal Record Check” to the Pennsylvania State Police at the address listed on the right side of the form with a $8.00 money order. (Please note, however, that requesting this clearance by mail will result in a significant delay – up to six to eight weeks. Therefore, it is recommended that you utilize the on-line request process.)

If you are utilizing the “paper process,” please call or stop by BCIU’s Office of Human Resources for a form. You can also download and print this form here:

Request for Criminal Record Check

Federal Criminal History Record

In addition to the Pennsylvania Child Abuse History Clearance and the Pennsylvania Request for Criminal Record Check, all applicants for employment are required to obtain a Federal Criminal History Record. To obtain this report, you must go through the FBI fingerprinting process.

For more information on this process, click here.




For employment information, contact
:
 Kelly Hollenbach – 610-987-8476 – kelhol@berksiu.org