The Background Check Unit (BCU) provides background check services and support to all DHS and Oregon Health Authority (OHA) divisions for employment purposes, for those who provide services or seek to provide services as a contractor, subcontractor, vendor or volunteer, or are employed by qualified entities that provide care and are licensed, certified, registered or otherwise regulated by DHS or OHA.
IMPORTANT NOTICE - 7/31/2020
ORCHARDS is going live! As of 7/30/2020 5:30 p.m., CRIMS was closed to all new background check requests. CRIMS users have all been transferred to ORCHARDS and beginning 7/31/2020, user account notification will be sent to you from: firstname.lastname@example.org. See the ORCHARDS webpage for training videos and other information for users (QEDs, QEIs, CHADs) and subject individuals (SIs).