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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

 

 

Brrrr, it's cold! With the cold temperatures lately, it can be hard to find things to do to keep kids happy while also allowing them the space to get out some of that pent up energy and excitement. Need ideas for fun indoor activities? This weekend is perfect for fun...

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...

The holiday season is here, which often means errands, gatherings, and time off school for the kids in your life. While this season can sometimes be stressful, it can also be a great opportunity to spend quality time with your family. But for some Kentucky kids, a loving and supportive...

The impending holiday season is always a much-anticipated time for kids and families, and especially so this year as many families are finally able to share the holidays with one another again following the pandemic and social distancing. These family gatherings are also an opportunity to model and teach the...

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...