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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.

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Child help: National Abuse Hotline:
or 1-800-422-4453


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Prevent Child Abuse Kentucky (PCAK) provides statewide programs and services aimed at the prevention of child abuse and neglect across the Commonwealth. For over 25 years, Prevent Child Abuse Kentucky has coordinated with key stakeholders in communities across the state to form the Partners in Prevention Network. This network unifies...

In Kentucky, a large percentage of child victims of abuse and neglect have risk factors like substance abuse issues present in the home. According to the Kentucky Office of Drug Control Policy, heroin usage has increased to epidemic levels, and the number of babies born drug dependent continues to rise. In Kentucky, an innovative...

Posted on April 28, 2015, by Shannon Moody via Kentucky Youth Advocates. As April comes to a close, the prevention efforts that we discussed throughout the 2015 Child Abuse Prevention Month don’t have to end. There are many things we can do beyond the month of April—as caregivers and community members—to ensure...

Bills to ensure that school personnel are better educated to recognize child abuse are moving forward in both Chambers. SB 119 passed the full Senate on Monday, February 23rd and HB 301 passed the Education Committee February 24th and will move to the full House for a vote. Thank you to the elected...

Christmas is hurtling ever closer, with most of us caught up in the annual frenzy of shopping, cooking, cleaning, decorating and, of course, searching online for last-minute deals. But in the midst of this holiday rush, people should pause to consider the year-round pressing needs in our community for food, shelter,...

The Face It Movement is heading to the capital. Partners from several organizations within the Face It Movement will be in attendance to show support for Child Advocacy Day in Frankfort on Thursday, January 16th. Child Advocacy Day is dedicated to coming together and speaking up on behalf of children. Face It partners in attendance include the Center for Women...