In order to volunteer with BBBSO, you require a Vulnerable Sector Police Record Check (PRC). We recommend completing your Vulnerable Sector Check online to help reduce processing and wait times. More information and the online application can be found here.

If you are unable to complete the online application, please print the following Police Record Check letter and form and bring them with you to your nearest local police station to have your PRC processed.  The letter below will reduce the cost of processing your Vulnerable Sector Record Check from $65 to $20.

Please check the Ottawa Police Service website for updated Police Record Check processing times.

Please Note: When completing an online application, you have the option of receiving a hard copy or a PDF from the Ottawa Police Service.  If receiving a hard copy, we are required to see the original; if receiving a PDF, please forward the original email to Cindy at



In order to volunteer with BBBSRC, you require a vulnerable sector Police Vulnerable Sector Check (PVSC). Please print the following Police Record Check letter and form and bring them with you to your local OPP Detachment.  The letter below will waive the service fee for your PRC.

Please visit the OPP website for more information.