Report It



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


Text Alerts 2021



By Courtney Rasche We are officially in an age where kids born after 2007 will never have known a world without internet and iPhones in their hands.  Parents are trying to navigate how to parent around these devices, internet safety, keeping up to date on new apps and finding the balance...

By Elizabeth Seacat It’s Friday afternoon and you’re ready for the long, quiet, relaxing weekend ahead.  Okay, let’s be honest.  We are parents.  We are busy, tired parents who rarely have a quiet relaxing weekend.  My idea of quiet is midnight when I can finally put my feet up, but I...

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Face It Contact: Mara Powell 502-895-8167*122 Kosair Charities Contact: Lindsay Wehr 502-637-7696 LOUISVILLE, KY (November 14, 2018) – The 2018 holiday season is coming up and, as families gather to celebrate and spend time together, Face It® is sharing tips for family, friends, neighbors, and the broader community to keep kids safe. The holidays can...

By Jessie Whitish [gallery type="slideshow" columns="2" size="full" link="file" ids="4026,4027"] Traveling with my son—now nearly three years old—requires an extra suitcase. Is it full of snacks, extra clothes, or enriching toys? No. It’s packed with all the things he loves to sleep with in his bed at night! His sleep sack, two light...

This post was originally featured on the blog of Kentucky Youth Advocates on August 20, 2018. By Cortney Downs Traumatic experiences can happen to any of us, whether it’s growing up in an abusive or dysfunctional home or surviving a natural disaster. And, while everyone who has experienced trauma wants to move beyond...