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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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Summertime has finally arrived! Summers are ideal for spending quality time with family and friends, taking a relaxing vacation, and allowing your kids to take a break from the demands of school.  Summertime can also be a challenge for parents as they attempt to plan fun and enriching activities to...

I landed my first “real” job at 16 years old!!!  My best friend and I applied for the position of a dishwasher at a local eatery, and we were both hired! We were about to be co-workers! I was elated! My new employer was DeFazio’s Italian Restaurant which was about...

TRIGGER WARNING This article or section, or pages it links to, contains information about sexual assault and/or violence which may be triggering to survivors. Blog written by Leigh Ann Yost May is Trauma Awareness Month, following April’s Child Abuse Prevention Month. Just another awareness month, right? No, it’s not. Everyone knows you...

May is National Foster Care Awareness Month. In this blog Bethany Wright-Goetzinger, a local foster and adoptive parent shares her journey of becoming a trans-racial foster parent and the importance of building meaningful connections and a support system for her family.  When my husband and I welcomed our sons into our...

The Origin of Mother’s Day- Written by Kayce Dallas, Kentucky Youth Advocates intern Mother’s Day is a holiday celebrating motherhood and is observed throughout the world. India hosts a 10-day festival to honor the goddess of mothers. Japan gives carnations out to mothers. The United Kingdom hands out daffodils and girls bake a fruitcake for their...

The month of May in Kentucky brings warmer weather, Derby excitement, and the end of another school year, but it is also Mental Health Awareness Month. This national month of recognition aims to educate and provide resources for individuals, families, and children about the importance of taking care of their...

In case you hadn’t heard: April was Child Abuse Prevention Month! Kosair Charities’ Face It Movement, along with over 100 partner organizations, spent the month raising awareness of this important issue and reminding us that we ALL have a role to play in child abuse prevention.  Throughout the month, Face It hosted 11 virtual events and training sessions with over 200 professionals,...