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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:
or 1-800-422-4453


Text Alerts 2021



Blog by: Tonya Jernigan, LCSW, Social Worker Principal, University of Kentucky Pediatric Forensic Medicine, Image courtesy of 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...

Hundreds Attend Child Abuse Recognition and Prevention Trainings, Proclamation Signings, and Positive Parenting Events During Week LOUISVILLE, KY – 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...

"Suicide is the second leading cause of death among young adults and for every youth suicide it is estimated that 100 to 200 others attempt suicide.” - (JED Foundation, 2021) During their teenage years and young adulthood, many people experience significant stress from life transitions and changes, such as gaining more...

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...