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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

TEXT ALERTS!

Text Alerts 2021

 

 

Contact:Mara Powellmpowell@kyyouth.org     LOUISVILLE, KY – The 2021 Kentucky General Assembly is taking important action for kids in its final days. Today, the Senate Judiciary Committee ensured passage of House Bill 472, a measure to support survivors of child sexual abuse. “The research tells us that only 38 percent of children who have...

Contact:Mara Powellmpowell@kyyouth.org LOUISVILLE, KY – The Kentucky House of Representatives emphasized their commitment to prioritizing survivors of child abuse with today’s passage of House Bill 472, sponsored by Representative Lynn Bechler. “With around one-third of all child sexual assault victims being under the age of 12, many children lack the capacity to understand...

MEDIA CONTACT Mara Powellmpowell@kyyouth.org LOUISVILLE, KY (March 4, 2021) – Now more than ever, it is important for parents and caregivers to stay connected to family, friends, and professional helpers to continue to help their children be resilient during difficult times. In partnership with Kentucky Children’s Hospital and Kentucky Safety and Prevention Alignment...

  Contact:Mara Powellmpowell@kyyouth.org LOUISVILLE, KY – Today, the House Judiciary Committee demonstrated their support for survivors of childhood sexual abuse with passage of House Bill 472, sponsored by Representative Lynn Bechler. “The data tells us that one in four girls and one in thirteen boys will experience sexual abuse at some point in their...

Florence, Ky., November 23, 2020 – Kosair Charities awarded $1,300,000 to Kentucky Youth Advocates, continuing their commitment to fund the Face It Movement to end child abuse and neglect. A portion of the funds will support statewide organizations, one being Family Nurturing Center in Northern Kentucky. The funding provided will allow community partners to conduct abuse recognition and...

Toolkit will assist prosecutors across the Commonwealth with prosecuting child abuse cases FRANKFORT, Ky. (October 27, 2020) – Attorney General Daniel Cameron today joined Kentucky Youth Advocates, Kosair Charities, and statewide partners in the Face It ® Movement to announce the release of a Child Abuse Prosecution Toolkit. Developed by the Attorney General’s...

The Kosair Charities Face It® Movement Hosts Faces of Child Abuse Prevention Virtual Event Community partners and leaders come together to hear from activist, Rachael Denhollander LOUISVILLE, KY (October 6, 2020) – The Kosair Charities Face It ® Movement brought together community partners and leaders together for the Faces of Child Abuse...

Local Leaders Proclaim Sunday, October 4 as TEN-4 Day Kosair Charities Face It Movement Hosts Child Abuse Prevention Trainings to Promote TEN-4 Bruising Rule Contact:Mara Powellmpowell@kyyouth.org LOUISVILLE, KY – Local leaders from across the commonwealth proclaimed Sunday, October 4th as TEN-4 Day in their respective jurisdictions, in honor of the technique to recognize...

Contact: Mara Powell 502-895-8167 ext. 122 mpowell@kyyouth.org LOUISVILLE, KY (January 7, 2020) – Kentucky has the highest rate of child victims of abuse and more than double the national rate. Today, with partners in the Kosair Charities® Face It® Movement, Kentucky Attorney General Daniel Cameron shared his office’s commitment to helping end child abuse...