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Sunday20 April 2014


To request a background check from the state of Pennsylvania, you must complete the Pennsylvania Child Abuse History Clearance form* and submit it to:

Childline and Abuse Registry
Department of Public Welfare
PO Box 8170
Harrisburg, PA 17105-8170

*Please note: a fee of $10/person is associated with this request-money orders only (personal checks will NOT be accepted) made payable to "Department of Public Welfare"

Upon receipt of your clearance, please mail it to:
Wide Horizons For Children
38 Edge Hill Road
Waltham, MA 02451
Attn: Applications Coordinator