Cabinet for Health and Family Services

Kentucky Child / Adult Protective Services Reporting System


If you are unable to successfully make your report, please call the Child/Adult Abuse Hotline at 1-877-597-2331. If you are experiencing technical difficulty, please call 1-866-231-0003, Option 3, between the hours of 8:00am to 4:30pm Eastern Time, Monday through Friday.

This reporting system has been provided for your convenience to report suspected instances of abuse / neglect which occurred in Kentucky and do not require an emergency response. A situation where a child or adult is at immediate risk of abuse / neglect that could result in death or serious harm is considered an emergency.

  • Call your local law enforcement agency or 911 if the situation is a life-threatening emergency.
  • If the incident you are reporting occurred outside Kentucky, please Click Here for a listing of State Numbers.
  • If you wish to speak to someone, call Kentucky’s Statewide Child Abuse Hotline Number 1-877-597-2331 (Toll Free).
Note: By using this website you are making a non – emergency report via email. The email box is not monitored on weekends and holidays; therefore, your information will not be screened by intake staff until the next business day. If your concern is an emergency related to a child or adult, please call the Kentucky Hotline number 1-877-597-2331 (Toll Free).
Notice of Terms:
I have read the notice above, and I believe that the instance of abuse / neglect I am reporting occurred in Kentucky and is NOT an emergency.