TrustLine—California's Background Check for In-Home Child Care

TrustLine is a California registry of in-home child care providers who have passes a background screening. All caregivers listed with TrustLine have been cleared through a fingerprint check of records at the California Department of Justice. This means they have no disqualifying criminal convictions or substantiated child abuse reports in California. It’s invaluable information.

Information for Parents

Check a Providers Background – It’s easy. It’s free.

  • Call 1-800-822-8490
  • Provide the following information
    • Person’s full information
    • Driver’s license number

Information for Childcare Providers

To add your name & Register with TrustLine

  • Call 1-800-822-8490 to obtain a one-page application
  • For more instructions go to
  • Upon qualification, your name will be added to the registry.

For more information about TrustLine, please visit