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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:
or 1-800-422-4453


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Has anyone else felt themselves climbing a series of steep learning curves over the past few months? How a novel coronavirus is transmitted to humans. How to homeschool a child. How deep and destructive systemic racism is. Our brains have been challenged to take in, process, and take action on...

By Tammy Donoho, Kentucky Youth Advocates Congratulations parents, guardians, and caregivers! You made it! After homeschooling for months, you may be just as thrilled as your children that the school year is finally over. You might have thought it couldn’t be done, but you powered through!  Get out the party hats,...

Being a parent or caregiver is arguably the most rewarding and fun job we will ever have – but also a very challenging, selfless, and exhausting one. This is even more true when your child has special needs.  May is Mental Health Awareness Month and the Kosair Charities Face It Movement wants to remind you that in order...

“All the Feels” May is Mental Health Month  By Tammy Donoho, Kentucky Youth Advocates Frustrated, anxious, lonely, self-conscious, how do these words make you feel? Uncomfortable? Most children will experience these emotions no matter how hard we try to shield them. As parents and guardians, we are bound and determined that...

By Kelly Gillooly, Director of Behavioral Health Outreach, Peace Hospital   The coronavirus—or COVID-19—can put additional pressure on already vulnerable children, youth, and families. It can cause anxiety, stress and uncertainty.  They are felt especially strongly by children of all ages. Children have been faced with school closures, cancelled events, separation from friends and need to feel loved and supported...