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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:
or 1-800-422-4453


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Since 1869, Kentucky children and teens who come to Sunrise Children’s Services have found hope and healing after removal from their homes due to physical, emotional or sexual abuse or neglect. Whether providing safe and loving foster homes, residential treatment programs, or in-home services designed to keep families together, Sunrise...

On Thursday, January 14, Face It® partners gathered at the Capitol for the 12th Annual Children’s Advocacy Day. They asked elected officials to prioritize the safety and protection of children during decisions made in the 2016 Kentucky General Assembly. Face It partners promoted several policy priorities to their legislators including...

Kosair Charities has helped vulnerable children for more than 90 years. We protect the health and well-being of children in Kentucky and Southern Indiana by providing support for clinical services, research, pediatric health care education, and child advocacy. In 2012, we decided to more actively address an issue that is sometimes tough...

Louisville, KY-The Department for Community Based Services’ (DCBS) Division of Permanency and Protection released its Child Abuse and Neglect Annual Report of Fatalities and Near Fatalities last week. Face It® – a movement led by Kosair Charities to end child abuse and neglect in Jefferson County by 2023 – commends...

The Face It® Movement releases infographic with new child abuse statistics (Louisville, KY – March 18, 2014) The Face It® Movement is releasing a new infographic detailing the state of child abuse in Jefferson County in 2012. The data shows the number of children abused decreased only slightly in 2012 from...