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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

TEXT ALERTS!

Text Alerts 2021

 

 

Contact: Mara Powell 502-895-8167 ext. 122 mpowell@kyyouth.org LOUISVILLE, KY (January 7, 2020) – Kentucky has the highest rate of child victims of abuse and more than double the national rate. Today, with partners in the Kosair Charities® Face It® Movement, Kentucky Attorney General Daniel Cameron shared his office’s commitment to helping end child abuse...

[caption id="attachment_5073" align="alignleft" width="386"] Image provided by Kentucky Youth Advocates[/caption] By Carli Mosby, originally posted by Kentucky Youth Advocates  Parenting is tough. Caring for a child is one of the most important jobs an adult can have, and this includes keeping children safe from harm. While parents and caregivers do their best...

MEDIA CONTACT Mara Powell mpowell@kyyouth.org 502-895-8167 EXT 122 Kosair Charities Face It Movement Release Priorities for 2020 Kentucky General Assembly LOUISVILLE, KY (December 18, 2019) – The Kosair Charities® Face It® Movement focuses on a three-pronged approach to addressing Kentucky’s high rate of child abuse and neglect: promote best practices in prevention and intervention, build...

Yesterday, dozens of mothers of children with special needs gathered at Down Syndrome of Louisville for a night of pampering. As selfless caregivers, parents of children with medical, mental, or psychological disabilities are constantly advocating for the best care of their children and are often stuck in waiting rooms for hours...

Originally posted by the Kentucky Oral Health Coalition Delta Dental of Kentucky is partnering with the Kosair Charities’ Face It Movement to equip dental professionals with the information they need to recognize and report child abuse and neglect. It is estimated that more than 50% of injuries due to child abuse are on the head...

This was originally posted as an op-ed by the Courier Journal and Kentucky Today. By Dr. MELISSA CURRIE AND DR. CHRISTINA HOWARD It’s finally fall in the commonwealth, which means cooler temperatures, leaves changing, and college football season. As child abuse pediatricians at University of Kentucky and University of Louisville, we are...

MEDIA CONTACT Mara Powell mpowell@kyyouth.org 502-895-8167 EXT 122 Governor Bevin, Mayor Fischer, and Mayor Gorton Proclaim October 4 as TEN-4 Day Kosair Charities Face It Movement Shares New Resource & Hosts Child Abuse Prevention Trainings LOUISVILLE, KY (October 4, 2019) – Today, Governor Matt Bevin, Louisville Mayor Greg Fischer, and Lexington Mayor Linda Gorton proclaimed October...