Who is required to have background check?

You must complete a background screening if you are:

  • A child care provider applying to register with the Department of Social Services
    • Note: this includes Religious-In-Compliance organizations receiving or applying to receive Child Care Development Funds (CCDF)
  • Employed by the child care provider, including contract or self-employed staff
  • A volunteer who helps care for or supervise children for a child care provider
  • A volunteer who has unsupervised access to children who are cared for by the child care provider
  • Anyone age 17 or older living in the home of an unlicensed child care provider who is caring for six of fewer children

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