Report It



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



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...

Bills to ensure that school personnel are better educated to recognize child abuse are moving forward in both Chambers. SB 119 passed the full Senate on Monday, February 23rd and HB 301 passed the Education Committee February 24th and will move to the full House for a vote. Thank you to the elected...