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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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By Debbie Abreu April is Child Abuse Prevention Month. It began in 1983 when a report about 500,000 abused children caught the attention and heart of President, Ronald Reagan. Sadly, since the first Child Abuse Prevention Month, the number of abused children has grown. In 2016, just over 21,000 children in...

By Caroline Hampton Being a parent is tough. You’re not only responsible for keeping little ones alive and well-adjusted, you also become an argument mediator, disciplinarian and person in charge of your children’s health and safety. Children will, unintentionally, do everything they can to push the boundaries of your patience until...

(Louisville, KY, April 2, 2018) – Today the Kentucky Senate took a significant step forward in keeping kids safe from abuse by passing HB 1, which sets forth a comprehensive plan for strengthening how Kentucky supports children impacted by abuse and neglect. Strong state policies help to strengthen communities and keep kids safe...

By Partners in the Kosair Charities® Face It® Movement We live in a world – and state and community – divided. Issues seem to be long on division and short on common ground. And yet, even within this context, certain issues ring out as a moral mandate for us all. April is...

(Louisville, KY, March 29, 2018) – Today, the Kentucky House passed Senate Bill 137, which seeks to address abuse and protect future victims by giving judges the option to allow testimony from a trustworthy adult to whom a child has disclosed abuse. Strong state policies help to strengthen communities and keep kids safe...

Face It® Friday: Child Abuse Prevention Month April is Child Abuse Prevention Month; a month that we challenge ourselves to deepen the levels of awareness in our communities around the prevalence and impact of child abuse and neglect. Keeping kids safe is an adult responsibility and Child Abuse Prevention Month serves...

Face It® Friday: Seguridad del Cuerpo 101 The Face It Movement has released its newest tool for caregivers, Body Safety 101, in Spanish! Seguridad del Cuerpo 101 is one of three resources Face It now offers in Spanish. This resource is free and can be ordered online here. You can also download a digital copy here. In Fall 2017,...