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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 Zak Roussel Some days you feel like you have done everything right as a parent but the baby is still crying. There are many different ways to soothe a crying baby but these are a few things that worked for us in the early months. Shushing is one of the 5...

This post originally appeared as an op-ed in the Courier Journal on April 26, 2017. By Dr. Terry Brooks Henry Grunwald, Time magazine’s former editor-in-chief, asserts that journalism must speak immediately, “while the echoes of wonder, the claims of triumph and the signs of horror are still in the air.” The Courier-Journal has...

This post originally appeared as an op-ed in the Courier Journal on April 20, 2017. By First Lady Glenna Bevin and Jenna Ebel In a perfect world, no child would ever live in fear. In a perfect world, every child would grow up in a loving, nurturing environment. Sadly, we do not live in...

By Whayne Parenting, to me, is about learning and teaching. My eight-year-old son Alec is a third-grader here in Southern Indiana. We are a family of six, my wife and I along with our son, twenty-one-year-old daughter, and two dogs. Our daughter is around and spends time with Alec, but she...

This post originally appeared as an op-ed in the Courier Journal on April 12, 2017. By Eileen Blanton Peace Education Program along with the Kosair Charities Face It Movement to end child abuse has joined partners across the city, state and nation this month to focus on child abuse prevention because we know that: ...

By Erin Warmbier Being a parent is a lesson in “Things Not Going As Planned,” and also a lesson in “Being Humbled Around Complete Strangers.” When I think about times that I failed as a parent I honestly think “Boy! There are so many to choose from! Which one?” The time...

This post originally appeared as an op-ed in the Courier Journal on April 10, 2017. By Dr. Melissa Currie As a medical professional and member of the Face It Movement to end child abuse, I’d like to offer some practical information during April’s Child Abuse Prevention Month.  All members of our community can play...

      Eye-catching sign on Watterson Expressway to raise awareness April is Child Abuse Prevention Month and Uspiritus is using its large gymnasium windows to help raise the public’s awareness about keeping kids safe in our community. For the month of April, drivers heading east on the Watterson Expressway (between Newburg Road and Bardstown...

By Tina Agonva-Cason So as most of you know, teething can be a challenging time for both parents and baby. I have recently become a mother for the second time, and my son is so different from my daughter! Other than the fact that he is a boy, his personality is so...