To attend Clinical/Field Placement and depending on your specific program’s Non-Medical Requirements, a student is asked to provide a Vulnerable Sector Police Record Check. A Vulnerable Sector Screening is intended for individuals seeking school placement opportunities with vulnerable persons. Each region has different application requirements; please ensure you have completed the application in the city in which you reside in. Police Services may experience a high volume of applications; therefore processing times may fluctuate and take up to 8-12 weeks to complete.
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*Each region has different application requirements; please ensure you have completed the application in the city in which you reside in for your Vulnerable Sector Police Record Check.*
NOTE: You MUST complete the Police Record Check prior to beginning your clinical/field placement.
City of Toronto: Students DO NOT apply directly to the Toronto Police Service for a Police Record Check with vulnerable sector screen. Students require a “Consent to Disclosure of Personal Information” waiver form signed by the Dean, School of Health Sciences. This form can be obtained from the School of Health Sciences receptionist, located in the M Building - 2nd Floor entrance or the Office of Experiential Learning, Pre-placement Clearance Office in K201A. Mail your application to Toronto Police Service Headquarters – 40 College Street, Toronto, Ontario M5G 2J3 or submit your application in person at the Police Reference Check Program's "Drop Off Box" located in the lobby of 40 College Street. The results of your Vulnerable Sector Screen is mailed to you directly. Incomplete waiver forms and non-accepted forms of payment will be returned and this will delay your application process.
Note: Toronto is the largest jurisdiction in Canada; therefore the Toronto Police Service experiences a higher volume of applications. Processing times may fluctuate and take up to 8-12 weeks for processing.
Durham Region: Residents of Durham Region may complete any Police Record Check form by visiting any of their Divisional Buildings where forms are available to apply for any Police Record Check Application.
Halton Region: Residents of Burlington, Oakville, Milton, and Town of Halton Hills may apply online from the Halton Regional Police website OR applications can be submitted in person by visiting any of their District Offices within the region where forms are available to apply for any Police Record Check Application.
Ontario Provincial Police: Students who live in an area where you're local police force is the Ontario Provincial Police, the following steps MUST be completed. First complete the online Vulnerable Sector Check Form by visiting the Ontario Provincial Police website. Then, take the completed form to Humber College and obtain a request letter which explains the reason that you require a Vulnerable Sector Check to the Office of Experiential Learning, Pre-placement Clearance Office in K201A, School of Health Sciences. Finally, once both requirements are completed take the Police Record Check and the letter you received from Humber College to your local Ontario Provincial Police Detachment.
Peel Region: Residents of Mississauga or Brampton must attend in person to the Peel Regional Police Headquarters or Square One Community Station where forms are available to apply for any Police Record Check Application.
York Region: Residents of York Region may apply online from the York Regional Police website or by visiting one of their Customer Service locations where forms are available to apply for any Police Record Check Application.
There is a fee for obtaining the Police Record Check.
For Regions not specified above or additional information, please visit your local police department in the city in which you reside and request an application form. If a Humber College signature is required, please email your request to firstname.lastname@example.org. The Office of Experiential Learning will sign the form and arrange for pick-up by the student.
ONCE YOU HAVE COMPLETED ALL YOUR PRE-PLACEMENT REQUIREMENTS; USE THIS ONLINE LINK TO BOOK AN APPOINTMENT FOR PRE-PLACEMENT CLEARANCE: HTTPS://HUMBERHEALTH.MYWCONLINE.COM.
Starting from year 2 of your program, you will also need to obtain a PRC from the police service in the area in which you are living in Canada. Check whether this is Peel, York or Toronto.
First, meet with your program coordinator or program designate to discuss your situation. The coordinator will advise on your options. It is possible that you will not be able to participate in your clinical placement.