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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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by Valerie Frost Being a twin mama, the standard line of public questioning and remarks usually includes the following: “Are they twins?” “Are they identical?” and the favorite for every caregiver of multiples, “Are they natural/Do twins run in your family?” Outside of gestation-specific commentary, and including the general population of caregivers,...

by Angei Varona, BSW intern at Campbellsville University. November is National Native American Heritage Month in which we celebrate and honor the rich history, culture and contributions of the first peoples in our nation. There are about 574 tribes recognized by the federal government of the United States, among them:...

National Play with Dad Day is coming up on November 25th! It is dedicated to encouraging fathers to take a more active role in their children’s lives and spend the day engaging with their children in various activities. This is the day for you to plan some fun activities with...

by Ashley Allen, MA, BCBA, LBA and Elizabeth Coriano, MA, ABA from Carriage House The Holidays are among us. We are making shopping lists, putting up decorations and filling our schedules with family activities. Excitement is in the air! However, if you are the parent of child with special needs you...

Contact:Chris Williams, Kosair Charitiescwilliams@kosair.org502-693-2492 Mara Powell, Kentucky Youth Advocatesmpowell@kyyouth.org502-895-8167 *122 LOUISVILLE, KY – Kosair Charities awarded $1,300,000 to Kentucky Youth Advocates and 18 additional community organizations, continuing their commitment to fund the Kosair Charities Face It® Movement to end child abuse and neglect. The funding allows community partners to conduct abuse recognition and prevention training sessions, engage parents...

By Rennay Marshall, Director of Communications at Family & Children’s Place October is anti-bullying month, and it is important to recognize bullying can happen in many different  ways to the children we care about. According to StopBullying.gov, “Bullying is unwanted, aggressive  behavior among school aged children that involves a real...

We know that kids are kids, and sometimes they get minor cuts, scrapes, and bruises on the bony areas of the body, like their knees, elbows, and foreheads.  However, there are some injuries that may indicate that something is wrong. The TEN-4 bruising rule is an easy-to-remember acronym to help...