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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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 September is Suicide Prevention Awareness Month - a time to raise awareness of this stigmatized, and often taboo, topic. We use this month to shift public perception, spread hope, and share vital information to people affected by suicide. Our goal is ensuring that individuals, friends, and families have access to...

Blog by: Valerie Frost , Kentucky Youth Advocates September is National Literacy Month, a time to highlight the importance and benefits of reading on the development of children. A child or youth’s ability to interact positively with others, self-regulate their behavior, and effectively communicate their feelings has a positive impact on their...

This October 4th, the Kosair Charities® Face It® Movement is once again bringing awareness to the critically important TEN-4 Bruising Rule, the technique to recognize concerning bruising on young children, and emphasizing the importance of training adults on recognizing, reporting, and preventing child abuse. We invite you to join with...

For immediate release: August 23, 2022Contact:Mara Powellmpowell@kyyouth.org LEXINGTON, KY – Every nine minutes a young child goes to the emergency department because they ingested medicine incorrectly. The Kosair Charities Face It Movement has collaborated with the Kentucky Children's Hospital (KCH) and Kentucky Injury Prevention and Research Center (KIPRC) to bring awareness...

By Dawn Runyon, Green Dot Education Program Specialist at Lexington-Fayette Urban County Government TRIGGER WARNING This article or section, or pages it links to, contains information about sexual assault and/or violence which may be triggering to survivors. “My earliest memory is being sexually abused when I was three-years old. Throughout my childhood I...

The beginning of a new school year is filled with hopes, possibilities, fears, and challenges. While parents realize the value of education, some may feel anxious, or concerned about potential risks. Back to school does not necessarily mean back to normal. Back to school time leads to transitions which affect the...

National Parents’ Day is coming up on July 24. While it’s important to celebrate parents and caregivers every day, today we recognize parents and caregivers, celebrate teamwork in raising kids, and support those providing parental guidance in building strong and resilient kids and families. Parenting is one of the toughest jobs...