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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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Jefferson County Data Dashboard

20974

Intakes received for Jefferson County CPS in SFY2018

We know that not all child maltreatment gets reported to authorities, and more children experienced abuse or neglect than numbers reflect. National research indicates far more children experience maltreatment by age 18 than annual rates convey.

Percent of all intakes that met acceptance criteria

CPS acceptance criteria can be found here.
3080

Children in Jefferson County experienced abuse or neglect in SFY2018

Amount OF INVESTIGATIONS that were substantiated

Children In Substantiated Investigations of Abuse & Neglect

Children in Substantiated Investigations by Maltreatment Type

1089

CHILDREN IN Jefferson County In OUT-OF-HOME CARE AT THE END OF SFY2018

Children in out-of-home care

Percent of Children That are safe from re-abuse within 6 months

17

CHILD FATALITIES AND NEAR FATALITIES IN JEFFERSON COUNTY DUE TO SUBSTANTIATED ABUSE OR NEGLECT IN SFY2017

CHILD FATALITIES AND NEAR FATALITIES due to abuse or neglect

*As of March 2019, SFY2018 had 3 fatality referrals and 14 near fatality referrals pending.

The overwhelming majority of substantiated fatalities/near fatalities are for children age 4 and younger for SFY2017.

REPORTS MADE TO CPS
20974

Intakes received for Jefferson County CPS in SFY2018

We know that not all child maltreatment gets reported to authorities, and more children experienced abuse or neglect than numbers reflect. National research indicates far more children experience maltreatment by age 18 than annual rates convey.

Percent of all intakes that met acceptance criteria

CPS acceptance criteria can be found here.
EXPERIENCED ABUSE OR NEGLECT
3080

Children in Jefferson County experienced abuse or neglect in SFY2018

Amount OF INVESTIGATIONS that were substantiated

Children In Substantiated Investigations of Abuse & Neglect

Children in Substantiated Investigations by Maltreatment Type

AFTER ABUSE OR NEGLECT OCCURS
1089

CHILDREN IN Jefferson County In OUT-OF-HOME CARE AT THE END OF SFY2018

Children in out-of-home care

Percent of Children That are safe from re-abuse within 6 months

FATALITIES AND NEAR FATALITIES
17

CHILD FATALITIES AND NEAR FATALITIES IN JEFFERSON COUNTY DUE TO SUBSTANTIATED ABUSE OR NEGLECT IN SFY2017

CHILD FATALITIES AND NEAR FATALITIES due to abuse or neglect

*As of March 2019, SFY2018 had 3 fatality referrals and 14 near fatality referrals pending.

The overwhelming majority of substantiated fatalities/near fatalities are for children age 4 and younger for SFY2017.

Jefferson County Data Dashboard

Reports Made to CPS

Experienced Abuse or Neglect

After Abuse or Neglect Occurs

Fatalities and Near Fatalities

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