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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

 

 

The March 24th Kentucky Youth Advocates- Advocate Virtual Forum discussed strengthening families to prevent child abuse and neglect, including building protective factors and a two-generation approach to mitigate parental trauma. Watch the recording on YouTube or listen to the conversation on our Making Kids Count Podcast or wherever you consume podcasts! Special...

By Carli Mosby- Smith This week is National Poison Prevention Week: a week dedicated to raising awareness of poison prevention nationwide. This week provides an opportunity to increase community involvement and awareness regarding the dangers of potentially poisonous substances as well as highlighting poison prevention for people of all ages.  Did you know: More than...

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...

Happy March! Spring is in the air and although the lion will try to hold onto winter, the lamb will eventually prevail and welcome the arrival of spring’s warm sunny days! Kentuckians remain determined to keep our community safe by wearing masks, washing our hands, and social distancing. Spring brings...

By Kayce Dallas, Kentucky Youth Advocates intern February marks Black History Month, a tribute to African American men and women who have made significant contributions to America and the rest of the world. Familiar names like Martin Luther King Jr, Rosa Parks, Jackie Robinson, and Barack Obama are often mentioned...

 Each year, when Valentine’s Day comes around, we often think of ways to show our partners or significant others how much we love and appreciate them. We may even look for fun and creative ways to shower our kids with love, as well. This year, however, we challenge you to...

 February is Teen Dating Violence (TDV) Awareness Month.  TDV affects millions of teens each year.  According to the CDC, 1 in 11 female teens and 1 in 15 male teens reported experiencing physical dating violence in the last year.  And we know that LGBTQ+ youth and racial/ethnic minorities are disproportionally impacted by all forms of violence. Youth who are...