Report It

icon-kentucky

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

 

 

By Jennifer Monroe Baize, MSSW, LCSW Awareness When I first started thinking about what could be helpful in other’s journey to healing who have experienced trauma; knowledge and awareness immediately came to mind. I then found myself wondering, was there one “big thing” or statement that seemed more impactful? It is then...

As part of our series on the Strengthening Families Protective Factors framework, Face It is spending the month of May highlighting the importance of social connections for parents, caregivers, and families.  Social connections are the positive relationships that caregivers have that provide emotional, informational, instrumental, or spiritual support. When parents have...

“Everyone in a community has a vested interest in everyone else's children because everyone else's children determine the next adult population that makes for a successful society.” Jack P. Shonkoff M.D. The State of Kentucky exemplifies the sentiment quoted above. ALL Kentuckians are mandated reporters. This means any adult that...

This week kicks off the first full week of April’s Child Abuse Prevention Month and we are focusing on the importance of setting appropriate expectations for your kids and family. Kids thrive when we set clear expectations. Whether those expectations pertain to their behavior, routine, chores, or rules they must...

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: MARCH 24, 2022 Louisville, KY – April is Child Abuse Prevention Month, an important time to remember that everyone has a role to play in keeping communities safe for kids to grow and thrive. The Face It Movement, an initiative founded and funded by Kosair Charities, directly addresses the unacceptable incidences of child...

By Shontelle Davis, MSSW intern at Kentucky Youth Advocates According to findings within the latest US Department of Health and Human Services annual Child Maltreatment Report, Kentucky no longer has the highest child victimization rate in the nation. Among all 50 states, Kentucky now has the 5th highest rate of child maltreatment as opposed to its number...

Author: Cara StarnsFounder and President Safe PassageSafepassageky.org@safepassageky Cara Starns is the founder of Safe Passage, an organization working to combat child trafficking in Kentucky through prevention and support services. Kentucky, we have a child trafficking problem. You can read the reports and headlines for yourself. Our state is annually investigating over 200 alleged...