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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

 

 

Hi parents! My name is Felicity Therese Krueger. I am 18 years old [which means I have been a teenager for a hot minute now]. A Little about me; I'm an LGBT, anxious, dyslexic who grew up struggling with all the dramatics of middle and high school; all while dealing...

We know that children succeed when they are with caring adults who can help guide them as they grow. The commonwealth has over 9,100 children living with foster families or in group homes as a result of abuse, neglect, or dependency. The goal in Kentucky is to reunify children in...

Blog by: Tonya Jernigan, LCSW, Social Worker Principal, University of Kentucky Pediatric Forensic Medicine, Image courtesy of Unsplash.com There is a peace that we feel walking into the safety of our homes after a long day at work or school; a respite from the stress, the chaos, the noise of the...

Guest blog from Tamara Brown, Health Access Nurturing Development Services (H.A.N.D.S)  We have all heard that babies are a blessing, or a bundle of joy, and this is absolutely the truth. When a family brings home a new baby they bring home joy, excitement, love and tenderness, but also...

A big thank you to our many partners in the Kosair Charities Face It Movement for joining today's virtual full partner meeting! Our partner organizations from across Kentucky heard updates on the upcoming TEN-4 Week and our FREE Pediatric Abusive Head Trauma Prevention & Recognition Trainings, partners' local child abuse...

 New parents come in all forms. Whether they’re foster, kinship, single parents or two-parent households they all need support.  Here are some helpful ways to support new parents and caregivers: Remind new parents and caregivers to take care of their physical and mental health and that it’s okay to spend time doing...

This October, the Kosair Charities Face It Movement is once again hosting a series of Pediatric Abusive Head Trauma Prevention & Recognition Trainings (October 4-8, 2021) and bringing awareness to the critically important TEN-4 Bruising Rule.  Pediatric abusive head trauma (AHT), or shaken baby syndrome, is a severe form of child...