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Background Checks for Child Care Personnel
The Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS) requires criminal history record checks, including fingerprints, for child care personnel and household members in a licensed child care program in accordance with NH law RSA 170-E:7. This must be done prior to the date an individual is responsible for the care of, or has regular contact with children, upon adding new household members, or other individuals who will have regular contact with children, and upon staff or household members turning 18 years of age.

For detailed information please click on the links below. Information regarding NH Criminal Background Checks is included in these documents.

If you have any questions about the background check process, please call us at (800) 852-3345 ext. 9025 or (603) 271-9025.

 

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