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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

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By Clarissa Mobley, Kentucky Youth Advocates    National Parents' Day is July 25. On this day (and all of the others) we recognize parents and caregivers and celebrate teamwork in raising kids. Parenting is hard work! It takes a LOT of time, energy, and loads of PATIENCE. Those who are raising and caring...

Happy summer everyone! It’s me, the Tooth Fairy, and I have a few summertime requests. I really do love my job, but…here’s the thing: I don’t get a summer vacation. Or any vacation. Most magical beings who leave gifts have seasonal work and/or an entire workshop. (I’m looking at you,...

Summertime has finally arrived! Summers are ideal for spending quality time with family and friends, taking a relaxing vacation, and allowing your kids to take a break from the demands of school.  Summertime can also be a challenge for parents as they attempt to plan fun and enriching activities to...

May is National Foster Care Awareness Month. In this blog Bethany Wright-Goetzinger, a local foster and adoptive parent shares her journey of becoming a trans-racial foster parent and the importance of building meaningful connections and a support system for her family.  When my husband and I welcomed our sons into our...

The month of May in Kentucky brings warmer weather, Derby excitement, and the end of another school year, but it is also Mental Health Awareness Month. This national month of recognition aims to educate and provide resources for individuals, families, and children about the importance of taking care of their...

In case you hadn’t heard: April was Child Abuse Prevention Month! Kosair Charities’ Face It Movement, along with over 100 partner organizations, spent the month raising awareness of this important issue and reminding us that we ALL have a role to play in child abuse prevention.  Throughout the month, Face It hosted 11 virtual events and training sessions with over 200 professionals,...

By: Carli Mosby- Smith Child maltreatment is a complex issue that includes a combination of individual, familial, and societal causes that can be difficult to pinpoint.  However, risk factors that are all too common for many parents are high levels of parenting stress and an increased sense of isolation.  For many...