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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

TEXT ALERTS!

Text Alerts 2021

 

 

By Whayne Parenting, to me, is about learning and teaching. My eight-year-old son Alec is a third-grader here in Southern Indiana. We are a family of six, my wife and I along with our son, twenty-one-year-old daughter, and two dogs. Our daughter is around and spends time with Alec, but she...

By Erin Warmbier Being a parent is a lesson in “Things Not Going As Planned,” and also a lesson in “Being Humbled Around Complete Strangers.” When I think about times that I failed as a parent I honestly think “Boy! There are so many to choose from! Which one?” The time...

This post originally appeared as an op-ed in the Courier Journal on April 10, 2017. By Dr. Melissa Currie As a medical professional and member of the Face It Movement to end child abuse, I’d like to offer some practical information during April’s Child Abuse Prevention Month.  All members of our community can play...

By Tina Agonva-Cason So as most of you know, teething can be a challenging time for both parents and baby. I have recently become a mother for the second time, and my son is so different from my daughter! Other than the fact that he is a boy, his personality is so...

Parenting is tough, rewarding, and always changing. Face It would like to hear from parents and caregivers! Send in your parenting stories--the good, the bad, and the comedic. Every kid is different, everyone parents a little differently, and everyone has ups and downs. Parents face a lot of pressure and judgment, which...

Download a PDF of the Face It 2016 Progress Report here. For more than 90 years, Kosair Charities® has protected the health and well-being of vulnerable children in Kentucky and Southern Indiana by providing support for clinical services, research, pediatric healthcare education, and child advocacy. Throughout our history, we have solved...

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,...

via Kentucky Youth Advocates – April 23, 2015 Parenting is hard and does not come with an instruction manual specific to each individual child. We know that caregivers don’t usually want to hurt their child, but the stress of parenting can sometimes result in abuse. Yet certain factors, known as protective factors,...

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...