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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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Text Alerts 2021

 

 

News + Blog

By: Carli Mosby- Smith Child maltreatment is a complex issue that includes a combination of individual, familial, and societal causes that can be difficult to pinpoint.  However, risk factors that are all too common for many parents are high levels of parenting stress and an increased sense of isolation.  For many...

By Cortney Downs, Kentucky Youth Advocates With the 2021 legislative session behind us, Face It partners can celebrate critical policy and budget wins for kids and reflect on the unique challenges presented this year. The 30-day session required legislators to address the urgent needs of those negatively impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic;...

Contact:Mara Powellmpowell@kyyouth.org LOUISVILLE, KY – During Child Abuse Prevention Month, we are reminded that keeping kids safe is an adult responsibility. In partnership with Delta Dental of Kentucky, the Kosair Charities Face It Movement is launching a new online toolkit for health and oral health professionals with resources and information on...

By Kayce Dallas, Kentucky Youth Advocates Intern - According to our partners at Prevent Child Abuse Kentucky, every 18 minutes a child is found to be a victim of child abuse or neglect. That adds up to be about 80 children a day who are abused or neglected. Eighty children whose lives are changed forever.   The impact of child maltreatment can be profound....

This past year has been difficult for all of us. We realized the importance of human connection and found unique ways to connect with others during a global pandemic. Face It shares a family fun activity to keep you connected with your family, friends, and community throughout Child Abuse Prevention Month.  Face It Family Time Bingo is...

The March 24th Kentucky Youth Advocates- Advocate Virtual Forum discussed strengthening families to prevent child abuse and neglect, including building protective factors and a two-generation approach to mitigate parental trauma. Watch the recording on YouTube or listen to the conversation on our Making Kids Count Podcast or wherever you consume podcasts! Special...

By Terry Brooks, Kentucky Youth Advocates Isaiah 54:13 promises, “and great shall be the peace of your children.”  Yet as long as child abuse and neglect are a reality in the lives of over 20,000 Kentucky children annually, we must seek a variety of ways – as an act of courage in...