Child Protection Program
All local Little Leagues are required to conduct background checks on managers, coaches, board of directors members and any other persons, volunteers or hired workers, who provide regular services to the league and/or have repetitive access to, or contact with, players or teams. Individuals are also required to complete and submit a Little League Volunteer Application to their local league. Select from the links below to learn more about this vital aspect of Little League’s mission.
Local League Background Checks
Little League International requires all leagues in the United States to conduct background checks that utilize First Advantage Screening Solutions, or another provider that is comparable to First Advantage.
First Advantage Screening Solutions
Little League International has contracted with First Advantage to provide local leagues with a special Internet site that allows members to search a criminal records database of more than 281 million criminal records - instantly.
The National Center for Missing & Exploited Children® (NCMEC) is a non—profit 501(c)(3) corporation whose mission is to help find missing children, reduce child sexual exploitation, and prevent child victimization.