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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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Blog by: Valerie Frost , Kentucky Youth Advocates September is National Literacy Month, a time to highlight the importance and benefits of reading on the development of children. A child or youth’s ability to interact positively with others, self-regulate their behavior, and effectively communicate their feelings has a positive impact on their...

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...

The beginning of a new school year is filled with hopes, possibilities, fears, and challenges. While parents realize the value of education, some may feel anxious, or concerned about potential risks. Back to school does not necessarily mean back to normal. Back to school time leads to transitions which affect the...

National Parents’ Day is coming up on July 24. While it’s important to celebrate parents and caregivers every day, today we recognize parents and caregivers, celebrate teamwork in raising kids, and support those providing parental guidance in building strong and resilient kids and families. Parenting is one of the toughest jobs...

All parents and caregivers need help at some point in their parenting journeys: tips on how to soothe a colicky baby, help with transporting busy kids to extracurricular activities, assistance to overcome substance use, or even support in feeding their family. During such times, parents must rely on concrete community...

By Jon Abreu Dad’s are many things. They’re silly. They help us play out our wildest adventures. We laugh at them when they wear goofy “dad shoes.” They dry our tears. They’re our loudest supporters, our superheroes, and so much more. But, one quality that often gets overlooked, is their role...

Make a SPLASH this summer with the SPLASH Body Safety guide to ensure children are educated on safe touch. Bathing suit season offers an opportunity to bring up boundaries naturally. Right now is a great time to revisit Face It’s SPLASH resource to review important body safety and boundaries information...