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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 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...

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...