Background Screening

Welcome to the Department’s site dedicated to providing information to our providers and community partners specific to the background screening process of applicants, current employees and volunteers.

For assistance please call the Background Screening and Child Care Training Information Center at (888) 352-2842

NOTE to Membership Organizations:

During the 2015 legislative session, the Florida Legislature amended section 402.301(6), Florida Statutes, (SB7078 – section 5, chapter 2015-79, Laws of Florida), creating a new background screening requirement, effective July 1, 2015. The law will require certain membership organizations to complete Level 2 background screenings through the Background Clearinghouse Results Portal for all owners, operators, employees, and volunteers.

To register and begin screening, please send the following information to background_screening@myflfamilies.com.

  • Organization Name
  • Physical Address
  • Mailing Address
  • Valid E-mail
  • Contact Person
  • Contact Person Phone Number