Providence House

WebCheck Criminal Background Check Services

Partnering With You to Help Build Safer Communities

Local organizations, nonprofits, and groups can use the background check services available at Providence House.  Screen staff and volunteers who work with children and other vulnerable populations through this efficient, convenient, and affordable web-based fingerprinting service.  

Why partner with Providence House?

Providence House is a licensed Crisis Nursery that protects at-risk children and supports families through crisis, strengthening communities to end child abuse and neglect.  With 40 years of experience in protecting children in crisis, Providence House is committed to helping you make our community the safest that it can be.

WebCheck Fingerprinting Services

Through WebCheck, Providence House will securely transmit your staff, volunteer, or employment candidate’s fingerprints and other data to Ohio BCI and/or FBI to determine if an individual has a criminal record.  BCI/FBI then issues a background report directly to your organization to help you make critically safe hiring decisions quickly and with confidence. 

  • Contact Providence House to create a WebCheck account for your organization.
  • Mobile WebCheck screening services are available for groups of 20 or more.


  • BCI Screen: $35
  • FBI Screen: $35
  • Both: $65 ($5 discount)

Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the health and safety of our staff and children continue to remain a top priority at Providence House. Therefore, the following guidelines apply to all visitors to providence House:

  • Background checks will be completed by appointment only and will take place Tuesdays only, from 9:30 am - 4:30 pm, until further notice.
  • Call 216-651-5982 x229 to schedule.
  • Bring a state-issued ID or driver’s license to the appointment.  
  • Anyone entering our facility is required to wear a mask (masks will be available for those who do not have one).
  • All visitors must call and notify Providence House once on-site to be directed to our screening station.
  • Visitors will be screened for flu-like symptoms, such as fever, cough, or shortness of breath, and by answering COVID-19 related questions. They will not be able to stay if symptomatic and will have to re-schedule their appointment.