PA Law – New Volunteer

New Volunteers must secure and provide the following clearances to the Cradle of Liberty Council

  1. Report of Criminal History from the Pennsylvania State Police (PSP), (free after 7/25/15)
  2. Child Abuse History Clearance from the Department of Human Services, (free after 7/25/15),
  3. Fingerprint based FBI Criminal History Clearance submitted through the Department of Human Services, $27.50,


Frequently Asked Questions:

Q. How long does it take the Commonwealth to process the clearances?

A. Some of the clearances come back within a few minutes, however some may take as long as 4-6 weeks.

Q. What is the timeline to provide the clearances to Cradle of Liberty Council?

A. As Per Pennsylvania law, all new volunteers must secure their clearances prior to volunteering in any capacity.

Q. How to Submit Clearances to Cradle of Liberty Council?

A.  To upload your clearances, click here


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Any questions or issues please email or call (484) 654-9214