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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

 

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KentuckyOne Health Our Lady of Peace is a private, nonprofit hospital that offers the most comprehensive array of psychiatric and substance use treatment services in the state. The Kosair Charities Children’s Peace Center at Our Lady of Peace is the largest and most comprehensive private...

Family & Children’s Place is a leading agency in Louisville and Southern Indiana working to stop and prevent the trauma of child abuse, violence and neglect, and help children and families recover and heal. With help from Family & Children’s Place, children and families affected...

The Lighthouse Academy at Newburg is a 21st Century Community Learning Center in partnership with Kentucky Department of Education and JCPS. The Lighthouse helps children and youth achieve higher academic levels, encourages them to cultivate a love for the arts, and motivates them to develop...

Since 1869, Kentucky children and teens who come to Sunrise Children’s Services have found hope and healing after removal from their homes due to physical, emotional or sexual abuse or neglect. Whether providing safe and loving foster homes, residential treatment programs, or in-home services designed...

The Peace Education Program strengthens communities and schools by training youth and adults to build and sustain positive relationships.  We teach conflict resolution, peer mediation and prejudice reduction. Peace Ed teaches youth how to interrupt the cycle of violence and trauma by handling their own...

Exploited Children’s Help Organization (ECHO) works to end child abuse by teaching kids how to “say ‘no’, get away, and tell someone” if anyone ever makes them uncomfortable. We also hold conversations and trainings with adults on how to help kids get and stay safe....

CASA of the River Region supports and promotes court-appointed volunteer advocacy for abused and neglected children so that they can thrive in safe, permanent homes. CASA (Court Appointed Special Advocates) trains community volunteers to be the voice of abused and neglected children. They use their...

Uspiritus provides a comprehensive continuum of care serving children in Kentucky. The organization helps youth who have been victims of abuse and neglect with 24/7 support through residential treatment programs and therapeutic foster care. Uspiritus' family preservation program gives families at risk of losing their children access...

Dr. Melissa Currie is the medical director and Chief of the Kosair Charities Division of Pediatric Forensic Medicine and program director of the Child Abuse Pediatrics Fellowship in the Department of Pediatrics at the University of Louisville. The division provides a standardized approach to the assessment of child...