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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:
1-800-4-CHILD
or 1-800-422-4453

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 September is Suicide Prevention Awareness Month - a time to raise awareness of this stigmatized, and often taboo, topic. We use this month to shift public perception, spread hope, and share vital information to people affected by suicide. Our goal is ensuring that individuals, friends, and families have access to...

This October 4th, the Kosair Charities® Face It® Movement is once again bringing awareness to the critically important TEN-4 Bruising Rule, the technique to recognize concerning bruising on young children, and emphasizing the importance of training adults on recognizing, reporting, and preventing child abuse. We invite you to join with...

For immediate release: August 23, 2022Contact:Mara Powellmpowell@kyyouth.org LEXINGTON, KY – Every nine minutes a young child goes to the emergency department because they ingested medicine incorrectly. The Kosair Charities Face It Movement has collaborated with the Kentucky Children's Hospital (KCH) and Kentucky Injury Prevention and Research Center (KIPRC) to bring awareness...

By Dawn Runyon, Green Dot Education Program Specialist at Lexington-Fayette Urban County Government TRIGGER WARNING This article or section, or pages it links to, contains information about sexual assault and/or violence which may be triggering to survivors. “My earliest memory is being sexually abused when I was three-years old. Throughout my childhood I...

This post originally appeared on Kentucky Youth Advocates blog.  Mental health support and suicide prevention resources are a critical resource for Kentuckians. Children and their families across the Commonwealth struggled with their mental health well before the isolation and other challenges brought forth by the pandemic. Coming in July, a new...

All parents and caregivers need help at some point in their parenting journeys: tips on how to soothe a colicky baby, help with transporting busy kids to extracurricular activities, assistance to overcome substance use, or even support in feeding their family. During such times, parents must rely on concrete community...

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...