California Department of Social Services PIN 21-05-CCLD
April 13, 2021
TO: ALL CCLD PROVIDERS AND LICENSEES
Original signed by Kevin Gaines
FROM: KEVIN GAINES
Community Care Licensing Division
SUBJECT: NEW BACKGROUND CHECK WEBSITE
Provider Information Notice (PIN) Summary
PIN 21-05-CCLD introduces a new website to assist with checking an applicant’s background check status.
The California Department of Social Services, Care Provider Management Bureau (CPMB) is pleased to announce a new online tool, the Background Check Search website (https://search.ccl.dss.ca.gov/BackgroundCheck). In an effort to better serve licensed Agencies and Applicants, the Background Check Search website allows users to check the status of a background check without logging into the Guardian system.
Associations to Foster Family Homes, Certified Family Homes, Resource Family Homes, and Small Family Child Care Homes are confidential and will not be displayed on the Background Check Search website. To check the registration
status of a Home Care Aide, please visit the Home Care Aide Registry site.
If you have any questions regarding the Background Check Search website, please contact CPMB at Guardian@dss.ca.gov or 1-888-422-5669.