Child Protection

Child Support

The Attorney General’s KY Child Support Enforcement Commission

Jefferson County Child Support Enforcement Division
Louisville, KY – (502) 574-8300

Commonwealth of Kentucky Cabinet for Families and Children
Help with adoption, child abuse, childcare services, child support, food stamps, foster care, and state guardianship.

Missing and Exploited Children

The FBI’s Crimes against Children Unit
Investigates kidnappings, online child pornography, sexual exploitation of children, and violation of the Child Support Recovery Act. Web Site includes a
 Parent’s Guide to Internet Safety

State Police Missing and Exploited Children Unit
Provides safety tips to parents and gives direction for those whose child is missing.

National Center for Missing and Exploited Children
Provides useful safety tips, a register of missing children, and forms to report sexually exploited or missing children.

Neglected and Abused Children

Child Abuse Hotline: 502- 595-4550 or 1-800-752-6200 to report abuse, neglect of children

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

Crisis and Information Center in Louisville, KY: Information and referral and telephone counseling services:
502-589-4313
1-800-221-0446 (toll-free)
502-589-4259 TDD/TTY (Deaf and Hearing Impaired)

Youth Counseling Line in Louisville, KY: 502-589-8727 or 1-800-589-8727

Jefferson County Attorney’s Office, Louisville KY – (502) 574-6336

Court Appointed Special Advocate
Provides advocates to work on behalf of neglected and abused children.

National Center for Missing and Exploited Children
Provides useful safety tips, a register of missing children, and forms to report sexually exploited or missing children.

Governor’s Office of Child Abuse and Domestic Violence Services
This office was created to “ensure that the issues of child physical and sexual abuse, domestic violence and sexual assault receive priority attention during this Administration, and with full intent to see meaningful progress on behalf of the victims of these crimes.”
You can access general information and resources in your own county through this website.

Search for Sex Offenders in Your Area

Kentucky State Police Sex Offender Registry
Search for sex offenders in your area by last name, city, county, or zip code.