Report It

icon-kentucky

Kentucky

All Kentuckians are mandated reporters. If you believe a child is being abused or neglected, call the Child Protection Hotline.

1-877-KYSAFE1 or 1-877-597-2331

For contact information in other states, please visit our Report It page.

Additional Support:

Child help: National Abuse Hotline:
1-800-4-CHILD
or 1-800-422-4453

 

Jefferson County Data Dashboard

18163

Intakes received for Jefferson County CPS in SFY2017

We know that not all child maltreatment gets reported to authorities, and more children experienced abuse or neglect than numbers reflect. National research indicates far more children experience maltreatment  by age 18 than annual rates convey.

Percent of all intakes that met acceptance criteria

CPS acceptance criteria can be found here.
2695

Children in Jefferson County experienced abuse or neglect in SFY2017

Amount OF INVESTIGATIONS that were substantiated

Children In Substantiated Investigations of Abuse & Neglect

Children in Substantiated Investigations by Maltreatment Type

984

CHILDREN IN Jefferson County In OUT-OF-HOME CARE AT THE END OF SFY2017

Children in out-of-home care

Percent of Children That are safe from re-abuse within 6 months

15

CHILD FATALITIES AND NEAR FATALITIES In JEFFERSON COUNTY DUE TO SUBSTANTIATED ABUSE OR NEGLECT in SFY2016

CHILD FATALITIES AND NEAR FATALITIES due to abuse or neglect

*As of March 2018, SFY2017 had 9 fatality/near fatality referrals pending.

The overwhelming majority of substantiated fatalities/near fatalities are for children age 4 and younger for SFY2014-16.

+ REPORTS MADE TO CPS
18163

Intakes received for Jefferson County CPS in SFY2017

We know that not all child maltreatment gets reported to authorities, and more children experienced abuse or neglect than numbers reflect. National research indicates far more children experience maltreatment  by age 18 than annual rates convey.

Percent of all intakes that met acceptance criteria

CPS acceptance criteria can be found here.
+ EXPERIENCED ABUSE OR NEGLECT
2695

Children in Jefferson County experienced abuse or neglect in SFY2017

Amount OF INVESTIGATIONS that were substantiated

Children In Substantiated Investigations of Abuse & Neglect

Children in Substantiated Investigations by Maltreatment Type

+ AFTER ABUSE OR NEGLECT OCCURS
984

CHILDREN IN Jefferson County In OUT-OF-HOME CARE AT THE END OF SFY2017

Children in out-of-home care

Percent of Children That are safe from re-abuse within 6 months

+ FATALITIES AND NEAR FATALITIES
15

CHILD FATALITIES AND NEAR FATALITIES In JEFFERSON COUNTY DUE TO SUBSTANTIATED ABUSE OR NEGLECT in SFY2016

CHILD FATALITIES AND NEAR FATALITIES due to abuse or neglect

*As of March 2018, SFY2017 had 9 fatality/near fatality referrals pending.

The overwhelming majority of substantiated fatalities/near fatalities are for children age 4 and younger for SFY2014-16.