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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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As part of our series on the Strengthening Families Protective Factors framework, Face It is spending the month of May highlighting the importance of social connections for parents, caregivers, and families.  Social connections are the positive relationships that caregivers have that provide emotional, informational, instrumental, or spiritual support. When parents have...

As a mom, I cannot STAND the following questions:  “Was it a rough day?”  “Is the baby sleeping through the night?”  These questions bother me so much that even as I write this blog, I feel my heartbeat  quickening and my blood pressure rising. I know they are harmless questions in which the ...

With everything going on in the world, it can be difficult to make time for YOU. We are grateful for your support and your commitment to helping to end child abuse. But, the truth is, we’ve seen the comments, messages, and even felt it within our own staff. People are...

COVID aside, here’s what my family has been up to since June 2020: Moving across the country; Living/quarantining with my parents for a couple months; Buying a home; Having a second baby; Starting preschool; Moving back across the country; and Starting a new preschool. Talk about transitions! It’s been a challenging...

This week kicks off the first full week of April’s Child Abuse Prevention Month and we are focusing on the importance of setting appropriate expectations for your kids and family. Kids thrive when we set clear expectations. Whether those expectations pertain to their behavior, routine, chores, or rules they must...

There’s something extraordinary that happens to a woman’s brain when she becomes a mother. I remember my high school English teacher once stopped in the middle of a sentence and said, “Hmm. What was I just saying?” She was pregnant. I’ve heard lots of moms describe their “foggy” brains after...

By: Eltuan Dawson  Research suggests that in an estimated 30 to 60% of the families where domestic violence is identified, some form of co-occurring child maltreatment is also present. The following guest blog post discusses how a program offered to Kentucky youth and young adults teaches the importance of seeking and...

In every sense of the word, motherhood is great. It’s great in a big, happy, all-consuming way. It’s great in a heavy, lonely, and exhausting way. It is rewarding and stressful and heartbreaking and prideful and exhausting...