Pre-Employment Information

All new Employees will need to complete Criminal, FBI and Child Abuse Clearances before starting. The instructions for completing these Clearances are as follows:

Clearance Instructions

Child Abuse Clearance:

  1. Navigate your web browser to and either log in or create an Individual Account
  2. Complete the form application, marking “foster care” as reason for application. Be certain to provide all information requested. Failure to provide all information will prolong the process significantly.
  3. Once logged in, click on “Create Clearance Application” and complete the Application.
  4. During the Application, you will choose your delivery method. Please choose electronic delivery for faster verification.
  5. Print the Clearance Certificate and provide it to your supervisor.

Criminal Clearance:

  1. Navigate your web browser to:
  2. Select “Submit a New Record Check”. The record check is $8.00 payable by credit/debit card.
  3. Review the information and if agreeable, select “Accept”
  4. Provide information according to prompts. “Reason for Record Check” select “Foster Care”.
  5. At the end, you will be able to print a certificate. Please make note of your CONTROL NUMBER and the date you submitted the request. This will allow you to access the clearance at a later date if necessary.
  6. Provide a copy of the clearance to your supervisor.

FBI Clearance:

  1. Navigate your web browser to
  2. Enter service code 1KG71B and Click “GO”
  3. Click Schedule or Manage Appointment and enter all of your information.
  4. Click Next and enter the Employer information (Main office for region that you were hired)
  5. Click Next and enter your Citizenship Information
  6. Click Next and answer the Personal Questions.
  7. Click Next and answer the Personal info
  8. Click Next and enter your Address
  9. Click Next and Select “Driver’s License issued by a State or outlying possession of the US
  10. Select the Enrollment center closest to you.
  11. Select a date and time that work for your schedule and hit submit.
  12. Attend appointment at scheduled time, being sure to bring your Driver’s License and a credit card or debit card or money order for $22.60.
  13. Once you receive your clearance, please provide original to your supervisor.

Drug Screenings

C.A.R.E.S is a drug free work place and required pre-employment drug screening at the following locations:

St. Luke’s Care Now
Walk-In Clinic
Address: 1104 North St, Jim Thorpe, PA 18229
Phone:(570) 325-2400
Hours: 8:00 am – 8:00 pm

Walk in Clinic
Address: 6998 Crider Road, Mars, PA 16046
Phone: 724‐778‐3627
Hours: 8:00 am – 8:00 pm

1613 North Atherton St, Suite B
State College, PA 16803

Pre-Employment Form