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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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National Parents’ Day is coming up on July 24. While it’s important to celebrate parents and caregivers every day, today we recognize parents and caregivers, celebrate teamwork in raising kids, and support those providing parental guidance in building strong and resilient kids and families. Parenting is one of the toughest jobs...

This post originally appeared on Kentucky Youth Advocates blog.  Mental health support and suicide prevention resources are a critical resource for Kentuckians. Children and their families across the Commonwealth struggled with their mental health well before the isolation and other challenges brought forth by the pandemic. Coming in July, a new...

All parents and caregivers need help at some point in their parenting journeys: tips on how to soothe a colicky baby, help with transporting busy kids to extracurricular activities, assistance to overcome substance use, or even support in feeding their family. During such times, parents must rely on concrete community...

By Jon Abreu Dad’s are many things. They’re silly. They help us play out our wildest adventures. We laugh at them when they wear goofy “dad shoes.” They dry our tears. They’re our loudest supporters, our superheroes, and so much more. But, one quality that often gets overlooked, is their role...

For immediate release: June 8, 2022 Contact:Mara Powellmpowell@kyyouth.org Celebrating the Ceremonial Signing of New Legislation to Address Child Abuse in Kentucky Governor and State Lawmakers Join Kentucky Youth Advocates & Kosair Charities Face It Movement Partners for Ceremonial Signing of SB 8 and HB 263 LOUISVILLE, KY – Today, Kentucky Youth Advocates and partners...

Make a SPLASH this summer with the SPLASH Body Safety guide to ensure children are educated on safe touch. Bathing suit season offers an opportunity to bring up boundaries naturally. Right now is a great time to revisit Face It’s SPLASH resource to review important body safety and boundaries information...

I became a new mom during the height of a global pandemic - in the summer of 2020 - and I was not okay… Becoming a new mom is one of the most stressful life changes that can occur. You can read all the books, watch all the videos, and seek...

By Jennifer Monroe Baize, MSSW, LCSW Awareness When I first started thinking about what could be helpful in other’s journey to healing who have experienced trauma; knowledge and awareness immediately came to mind. I then found myself wondering, was there one “big thing” or statement that seemed more impactful? It is then...