• Act 151 - PA Child Abuse History Clearance Procedure for KCASD Employees

    If you have obtained a report in the past, it must be dated within one year of your start date and must show EMPLOYMENT (not volunteer) as the purpose of the report.

    An individual can receive a Pennsylvania Child Abuse History Clearance one of three ways:

    • In person by walking into the office that processes Child Abuse History Clearances located at the following address:

      • Child Abuse Registry

        Department of Human Services

        5 Magnolia Drive (Hillcrest Building #53)

        Harrisburg, Pa 17110

    • Submitting an application online by first creating a Child Welfare Account and completing the information electronically through the Child Welfare Portal: https://www.compass.state.pa.us/cwis/public/home      The Keystone ID is the personal username you create for logging in and accessing your application or certificate.

    • Mailing in paper application (the Pennsylvania Child Abuse History Clearance – also known as the CY113) to the ChildLine and Abuse Registry at the below address. A paper copy of the clearance application may be found here:


      ChildLine and Abuse Registry

      Department of Human Services

      P.O. Box 8170

      Harrisburg, Pa 17105-8170

    For questions related to the Pennsylvania Child Abuse History Clearance, please contact the ChildLine Verification Unit at 717-783-6211 or toll free at 1-877-371-5422.