We, Prevent Child Abuse Kentucky and the undersigned partners, stand united in reaffirming our commitment, and asking you to join us, as we plot a deliberate course forward for our children, youth, families and communities.
(Lexington, KY) – COVID-19’s impact on children and families across Kentucky is evident. With each closure or decrease in capacity of child care centers across the state, parents and caregivers have been forced to seek alternative forms of care.
Prevent Child Abuse Kentucky understands, respects, and reinforces the global responsibility to adapt or cancel large in-person events and gatherings to protect participants and our communities at large.
Prevent Child Abuse Kentucky has recently released our newest resource: The Home Safety Check-List. This resource is available for parents, caregivers, professionals and advocates looking for more information about how to make their home safe for children of any age.
(Lexington, KY) – A local grassroots movement based in Union County will be recogn
As racial inequities and injustices permeate our nation, we want to let you know we hear you, we see you, and we stand with you. Racism is an Adverse Childhood Experience that causes toxic stress and trauma; and where there is trauma, our children are impacted.
Lexington, KY – In times of high stress and uncertainty, the risk of child abuse and neglect increases. This risk, coupled with the drastic decline in child abuse and neglect reports since the COVID-19 crisis began, moved statewide nonprofit Prevent Child Abuse Kentucky (PCAK) to action.
Lexington, KY – Teachers across the state are learning to get creative in the way they engage with their students. From car parades, to virtual classrooms, to Skype tutoring, Kentucky’s educators are stepping up to the challenges that come with the COVID-19 pandemic.