2015 Child Abuse Law Changes Summary
(thanks to Carla Campbell, Stated Clerk, Pittsburgh Presbytery)
Frequently Asked Questions

CRIMINAL HISTORY RECORD - ONLINE FORM (obtained from the PA State Police - FREE for volunteers or $10 fee)

CHILD ABUSE HISTORY CLEARANCE (obtained through the PA Department of Human Services - FREE for volunteers or $10 fee) 

This next clearance (Federal) is not required as long as:
  • The position the volunteer is applying for is unpaid  AND
  • The volunteer has been a resident of the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania for the entirety of the previous 10 years.
 (obtained by submission to FBI through Cogent Online Application Processing Services/$25-$75 fee)

See Chart Below for fingerprinting locations – must pre-register. More sites can be found by clicking here.
Company City County
A Plus Fingerprint
(Mobile Printing Only) 10 or more applicants
Intermediate Unit 1
One Intermediate Unit Drive
Coal Center, PA  15423-9642 
Coal Center Washington
Mail Boxes plus More
123 Washington Street
Washington, PA  15301
Washington Washington
Mail Boxes & More South
230 Bill George Dr
Waynesburg, PA  15370
Waynesburg Greene
Goin Postal
650 Pittsburgh Rd Unit 650
Uniontown, PA  15401
Uniontown Fayette