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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

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News + Blog

In light of COVID-19 concerns and the resulting mandates to socially distance, most child care centers are shutting their doors to help prevent the continued spread of the coronavirus. Those “limited duration” child care centers that are open, have a limited number of spots and are reserved for children of first responders, medical professionals, and other...

You may be feeling overwhelmed by the ever-growing list of closures and news surrounding the coronavirus. Like many parents, you probably recently found out that your kids will be on an unexpected extended break. You’re probably trying to work from home while trying to keep the kids entertained and learning,...

Being a parent or caregiver is hard enough, but caring for a teen brings an entire new set of challenges and rewards that other parents/caregivers yet to experience.  Helping to guide your teen through adolescence – one of the most tumultuous times in a person’s life – can be overwhelming and frustrating at times. However, it’s important to know that those...

By Alicia Whatley It’s estimated that over 50 percent of injuries from child abuse are on the head and neck. That means warning signs of abuse are front and center for dentists, dental hygienists, and other oral health professionals who see patients twice annually. This sector of health professionals have unique opportunities to ask important questions, provide key information,...

From the Kentucky Oral Health Coalition February is National Children’s Dental Health Month and the American Dental Association is kicking it off with a campaign to promote the benefits of drinking fluoridated tap water. The Kentucky Oral Health Coalition is proud to join professionals, parents, and community members to help establish positive attitudes, practice good...