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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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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...

For immediate release: June 8, 2022 Contact:Mara Powellmpowell@kyyouth.org Celebrating the Ceremonial Signing of New Legislation to Address Child Abuse in Kentucky Governor and State Lawmakers Join Kentucky Youth Advocates & Kosair Charities Face It Movement Partners for Ceremonial Signing of SB 8 and HB 263 LOUISVILLE, KY – Today, Kentucky Youth Advocates and partners...

By: Cynthia Schepers - True Up Peer Support Coordinator National Nutrition Month® is an annual campaign created by the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics. During the month of March, everyone is invited to learn about making informed food choices and developing healthful eating and physical activity habits.  As someone who suffers from multiple...

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...

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...

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...