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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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In Kentucky, a large percentage of child victims of abuse and neglect have risk factors like substance abuse issues present in the home. According to the Kentucky Office of Drug Control Policy, heroin usage has increased to epidemic levels, and the number of babies born drug dependent continues to rise. In Kentucky, an innovative...

Innovative website gears up for back-to-school August 6, Louisville, Ky – Since re-launching in February, approximately 1,632 local educators and child care directors have received access to KYSharedServices.org, a website by CCA For Social Good and Community Coordinated Child Care (4-C) and sponsored by the Kosair Charities® Face It ®Movement, delivers...

Our Face It® partner, Our Lady of Peace is offering a Peace Promises Program for adolescents. You and your family deserve a better life.  One without drugs and alcohol. The Peace Promises Program is a school-based Intensive Outpatient Program and uses The Seven Challenges to provide your teen with the tools they need to make healthy,...

The effort to prevent child abuse in Louisville gets a strategic new ally June 9, 2015. Louisville, KY – The Face It® Movement is proud to announce the Office of Jefferson County Attorney Mike O’Connell as its latest partner in the effort against child abuse and neglect. “I am thrilled to...

Posted on April 28, 2015, by Shannon Moody via Kentucky Youth Advocates. As April comes to a close, the prevention efforts that we discussed throughout the 2015 Child Abuse Prevention Month don’t have to end. There are many things we can do beyond the month of April—as caregivers and community members—to ensure...

The Kosair Charities Children’s Peace Center at Our Lady of Peace, part of KentuckyOne Health, will host a free seminar, “Anxiety in Children and Teens,” at 6:30 p.m. on March 16, at the Madison County Extension Office in Richmond, KY. This workshop will explain anxiety, examining the signs and symptoms of...

She arrived at the Maryhurst home for girls in a police cruiser at only 12 years old. She fought the staff; she refused to talk; she grunted and flailed and sniffed people. Her uncle had molested her for years, beginning when she was 4, said Lou Smith, Maryhurst’s program manager, who has...