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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 Ginny Sprang, Ph.D., Professor of Psychiatry and Executive Director, University of Kentucky Center on Trauma and Children On January 7, 2020, Governor Andy Beshear proclaimed January as Human Trafficking Awareness Month in Kentucky. In 2011, President Barack Obama found a way to focus our efforts toward eliminating modern day slavery by...

Contact: Mara Powell 502-895-8167 ext. 122 mpowell@kyyouth.org LOUISVILLE, KY (January 7, 2020) – Kentucky has the highest rate of child victims of abuse and more than double the national rate. Today, with partners in the Kosair Charities® Face It® Movement, Kentucky Attorney General Daniel Cameron shared his office’s commitment to helping end child abuse...

[caption id="attachment_5073" align="alignleft" width="386"] Image provided by Kentucky Youth Advocates[/caption] By Carli Mosby, originally posted by Kentucky Youth Advocates  Parenting is tough. Caring for a child is one of the most important jobs an adult can have, and this includes keeping children safe from harm. While parents and caregivers do their best...

MEDIA CONTACT Mara Powell mpowell@kyyouth.org 502-895-8167 EXT 122 Kosair Charities Face It Movement Release Priorities for 2020 Kentucky General Assembly LOUISVILLE, KY (December 18, 2019) – The Kosair Charities® Face It® Movement focuses on a three-pronged approach to addressing Kentucky’s high rate of child abuse and neglect: promote best practices in prevention and intervention, build...

 Parents generally don’t like to see their teens lashing out in anger, punching the wall, shouting at friends, or otherwise failing to manage their feelings, yet intense mood swings are natural and should be expected of teenagers. However, if they can’t express their feelings in a healthy way, it can...

The 2019 holiday season is coming up and, as families gather to celebrate and spend time together, Face It® is sharing tips for family, friends, neighbors, and the broader community to keep kids safe. The holidays can be stressful for many reasons and everyone can play a role in keeping kids...

Yesterday, dozens of mothers of children with special needs gathered at Down Syndrome of Louisville for a night of pampering. As selfless caregivers, parents of children with medical, mental, or psychological disabilities are constantly advocating for the best care of their children and are often stuck in waiting rooms for hours...