Technology has put information, literally at our fingertips and these links are here to offer
information and support – IF you or someone you know is in danger, PLEASE call 911 or
talk to a trusted adult, school counselor or teacher – or go to your local Emergency Room -
A listing of websites that offer tips, helpful advice, tools, activities, research materials, on
a variety of topics that concern todays parents, tweens, teens and even our younger children.
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activities from Ready Kids can help! Click on these easy steps, talk to your family, and make a plan and
put it in a safe place. When you’re all through, you’ll be ready to graduate from Readiness U!
SOLOS Programs address cyberbullying, online sexual exploitation and gang recruitment and other issues
for youth face online.We deliver the most current information about the online activities of our youth, how
these activities can put them at risk and how adults, both professional and non-professional can help youth
with their online choices. Awareness is our greatest tool and research our greatest asset!
View links to 2000+ sites, sorted by grade level & theme (math, science, arts, social studies, music, etc.)
The Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) is the United States government’s principal agency
for protecting the health of all Americans and providing essential human services, especially for those
who are least able to help themselves. **Links to info on topics such as: snacking smart, working teens,
cosmetics, animals, rabies, toxic chemicals, bullies, etc.**
Sexual Assault and Relationship Violence
www.vwsac.com – Women’s Sexual Assault Centre has counselling for women ages 13 and up who have been sexually assaulted. Crisis line 383-5545
www.seeitandstopit.org – a website with ways for youth to stop relationship violence. Do the QUIZ!!
www.whynotask.org – honest info for young adults about communicating about sex.
www.ststephenshouse.com/littleblackbook – all written by teen girls, this is a great book on everything to do with love, relationships and being a strong woman.
www.mencanstoprape.org – A program that empowers young men to join the fight to stop sexual violence. Look at“Our Strength is not for hurting” campaign.
www.menagainstsexualviolence.org – an organization for men that want to help stop sexual assault.
www.leaveoutviolence.com – a multi media program for youth that deals with stopping violence.
www.safeteen.ca – an assertiveness training program from Vancouver that teaches teens powerful alternatives to violence. Hold your power, speak your truth.
www.rainn.org – The Rape, Abuse & Incest National Network. A non-profit organization, operating a national hotline for victims of sexual assault all over the US.
www.datesafeproject.org – The Date Safe Project. A non-profit organization focused on promoting communication and consent.
www.thesafespace.org – a resource on the web where teens and young adults can learn about domestic and dating violence, as well as their legal rights and options.
www.rcni.ie – Rape Crisis Network Ireland. The national representative body for Rape Crisis Centres in Ireland.
www.planetahead.ca – Captain Condom and Luci Lubricant bring you info on sex, safety and relationships. A fun interactive site from a group of Vancouver youth.
http://sexualityandu.ca/multimedia/games/sexfu/index_e.asp – A fun quiz to test your sexual health knowledge. Become a master!
www.youthco.org – a site for youth about sexual health and how to prevent the spread of HIV/AIDS and Hep C
www.teenwire.com -Articles and info by teens on all the real issues teens deal with.
www.spiderbytes.ca – Canadian site for youth about healthy sexuality and relationships.
www.sxetc.org – a website by youth for youth! Lots of articles on sexuality written by youth.
www.iwannaknow.org – a place to ask anonymous questions and get honest, straightfordward answers.
www.positive.org – the coalition for positive sexuality has info on homosexuality, safe sex, and how to get sex education into your school.
www.gurl.com – lots of information for girls ages 11 and up on sexual health, relationships, and being strong.
Other Youth Websites
www.vnfc.ca – As stated on the website, “The VNFC mandate is to meet the needs of Native people in the Greater Victoria area by providing them with services and information designed to enhance traditional values and cultures of the Native Peoples.”
www.streetdrugs.org – factual, straighforward information about all kinds of drugs. Get informed.
www.safeonlineoutreach.com – excellent information about online safety. Good links to other sites about on line safety for youth.
www.chatdanger.com – good information for youth and parents about how to stay safe in chat rooms.