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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 Carli Mosby- Smith This week is National Poison Prevention Week: a week dedicated to raising awareness of poison prevention nationwide. This week provides an opportunity to increase community involvement and awareness regarding the dangers of potentially poisonous substances as well as highlighting poison prevention for people of all ages.  Did you know: More than...

Contact:Mara Powellmpowell@kyyouth.org     LOUISVILLE, KY – In the closing days of the 2021 legislative session, the Kentucky Senate ensured final passage of an important bill for survivors of child sexual abuse, House Bill 472. “According to data from the latest national Child Maltreatment Report, there were more than 20,000 child maltreatment victims in...

Contact:Mara Powellmpowell@kyyouth.org     LOUISVILLE, KY – The 2021 Kentucky General Assembly is taking important action for kids in its final days. Today, the Senate Judiciary Committee ensured passage of House Bill 472, a measure to support survivors of child sexual abuse. “The research tells us that only 38 percent of children who have...

Contact:Mara Powellmpowell@kyyouth.org LOUISVILLE, KY – The Kentucky House of Representatives emphasized their commitment to prioritizing survivors of child abuse with today’s passage of House Bill 472, sponsored by Representative Lynn Bechler. “With around one-third of all child sexual assault victims being under the age of 12, many children lack the capacity to understand...

MEDIA CONTACT Mara Powellmpowell@kyyouth.org LOUISVILLE, KY (March 4, 2021) – Now more than ever, it is important for parents and caregivers to stay connected to family, friends, and professional helpers to continue to help their children be resilient during difficult times. In partnership with Kentucky Children’s Hospital and Kentucky Safety and Prevention Alignment...

  Contact:Mara Powellmpowell@kyyouth.org LOUISVILLE, KY – Today, the House Judiciary Committee demonstrated their support for survivors of childhood sexual abuse with passage of House Bill 472, sponsored by Representative Lynn Bechler. “The data tells us that one in four girls and one in thirteen boys will experience sexual abuse at some point in their...

Happy March! Spring is in the air and although the lion will try to hold onto winter, the lamb will eventually prevail and welcome the arrival of spring’s warm sunny days! Kentuckians remain determined to keep our community safe by wearing masks, washing our hands, and social distancing. Spring brings...

By Kayce Dallas, Kentucky Youth Advocates intern February marks Black History Month, a tribute to African American men and women who have made significant contributions to America and the rest of the world. Familiar names like Martin Luther King Jr, Rosa Parks, Jackie Robinson, and Barack Obama are often mentioned...