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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:
or 1-800-422-4453


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Partner Spotlight: University of Louisville Department of Pediatrics

uofl-ped-face-it-logo-tilesDr. 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 abuse and neglect issues, providing medical expertise on the diagnosis, documentation and follow-up of suspected cases of child physical abuse and neglect. The pediatric forensic medicine team serves as liaison between the hospital team and community partners such as law enforcement, Child Protective Services, and the Department of Justice.

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