Overview of Records Checks(PDF)
A summary of the various types of local, state and federal checks available.

Background Check Vendors(PDF)
What background checks are your vendor(s) doing on potential volunteers? Most programs which utilize screening vendors do not know the answer to that question. This article gives suggestions on questions to ask your vendor to make sure the proper checks are being done. The most important part of your job as a mentoring program should be making sure the youth you serve are safe.

Kansas Bureau of Investigation Background Checks
Click here to find information on Kansas Bureau of Investigation background checks. Currently, the cost of checks are $20 for name-based checks and $35 for fingerprint-based checks.

Kansas Department for Children and Families
Kansas DCF will waive the $10 processing fee for registered KM mentoring programs. For more information on the DCF checks click here.

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Kansas Mentors is an affiliate of MENTOR