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But first, you must register your school, church or business. 


All you have to do is mail a request on company letterhead (exception for churches) to our station at 301 Arboretum Place Richmond, Va. 23236. If approved, we will then send you a user ID and password to access our system. 


Please be sure to include the following information in your letter:

-Agency name
-Contact name/number/email
-Agency address / phone number
-Agency website (exception for churches)
-Number of employees or students, if applicable

Below is a list of agencies that will be included in our system:

-Public schools 
-Private schools (K-12)
-Colleges/Universities
-Trade schools (50+ students)
-Government agencies 
-Licensed, commercial daycares
-Businesses with 100+ employees
-Hospitals / medical centers
-Churches (for online inclusion only)

WILL NOT BE INCLUDED:

-Doctor/Dentist offices
-Law offices
-Unlicensed and/or in-home daycares
-Businesses with fewer than 50 employees 
-Trade schools with fewer than 50 students