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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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With everything going on in the world, it can be difficult to make time for YOU. We are grateful for your support and your commitment to helping to end child abuse. But, the truth is, we’ve seen the comments, messages, and even felt it within our own staff. People are...

“Everyone in a community has a vested interest in everyone else's children because everyone else's children determine the next adult population that makes for a successful society.” Jack P. Shonkoff M.D. The State of Kentucky exemplifies the sentiment quoted above. ALL Kentuckians are mandated reporters. This means any adult that...

COVID aside, here’s what my family has been up to since June 2020: Moving across the country; Living/quarantining with my parents for a couple months; Buying a home; Having a second baby; Starting preschool; Moving back across the country; and Starting a new preschool. Talk about transitions! It’s been a challenging...

This week kicks off the first full week of April’s Child Abuse Prevention Month and we are focusing on the importance of setting appropriate expectations for your kids and family. Kids thrive when we set clear expectations. Whether those expectations pertain to their behavior, routine, chores, or rules they must...

By: Cynthia Schepers - True Up Peer Support Coordinator National Nutrition Month® is an annual campaign created by the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics. During the month of March, everyone is invited to learn about making informed food choices and developing healthful eating and physical activity habits.  As someone who suffers from multiple...

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: MARCH 24, 2022 Louisville, KY – April is Child Abuse Prevention Month, an important time to remember that everyone has a role to play in keeping communities safe for kids to grow and thrive. The Face It Movement, an initiative founded and funded by Kosair Charities, directly addresses the unacceptable incidences of child...

There’s something extraordinary that happens to a woman’s brain when she becomes a mother. I remember my high school English teacher once stopped in the middle of a sentence and said, “Hmm. What was I just saying?” She was pregnant. I’ve heard lots of moms describe their “foggy” brains after...

 March is Social Work Month, a time to celebrate the great profession of social work! The theme for 2022 is The Time is Right for Social Work. Each day social workers touch millions of lives. In fact, you, a family member, or a friend have likely already been helped by a...

April is Child Abuse Prevention Month, an important time to remember that everyone has a role to play in keeping communities safe for kids to grow and thrive. According to findings within the latest national Child Maltreatment Report, Kentucky no longer has the highest child victimization rate in the nation....