To obtain a Pennsylvania Child Abuse History clearance to provide to another state
To obtain clearances for emergency placements
Note: Only children and youth agencies from other states can make an emergency request for placement clearances.
To obtain a child abuse history background clearance from another state
Note: As per the Child Protective Law (CPSL):
Who has resided outside of Pennsylvania in the last five (5) years are required to obtain child abuse clearances, or its equivalent, from each state in which the person has been a resident.
ChildLine Verification Unit
ATTN: Out of State Background Checks
P.O. Box 8053
Harrisburg, PA 17105
If you have any additional questions or concerns, please contact the ChildLine Verification Unit at: email@example.com.