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Places that Help: Federal
Break the Cycle
Website with information on intimate partner violence, activism and resources.
Children of the Night
The Children of the Night home is open to child prostitutes throughout the United States, and the Children of the Night hotline is ready and able to rescue these children 24 hours a day. We provide free taxi/airline transportation nationwide for America’s child prostitutes who wish to escape prostitution and live in our home. We have a 24-hour hotline and 24-hour shelter in Van Nuys, California.
Information and education materials about teen dating violence for teens and educators.
This site has info on teen health and relationships, and on family relationships.
800-999-9999 and online: http://www.nineline.org/
Nationwide: Helps young people between the ages of 17-21 and living on the streets or in a home that is not safe. Provides crisis counseling for teens and their caregivers, a toll-free number to assist children any time of the day, emergency shelter for runaway teens and services to help children and teens on the streets who are victims of prostitution. Locations across the US - see here: https://www.covenanthouse.org/homeless-youth-programs/NINELINE
A website for teens about domestic violence.
Liz Claiborne, Love Is Not Abuse
This site provides information on domestic violence and what you can do for yourself or to help a friend. Check out the Women's Handbook and the information on Teen Dating Violence.
Love Doesn't Have to Hurt
A manual from the American Psychological Association about abuse, love, relationships, violence and rape.
Love is Respect, National Teen Dating Abuse Helpline
loveisrespect.org and the National Teen Dating Abuse Helpline can be accessed by phone or the internet and offer real-time one-on-one support from trained Peer Advocates.
MINCAVA Minnesota Center Against Violence and Abuse
This website is an electronic clearinghouse of online information about violence. This organization does not provide direct or emergency assistance for persons experiencing violence.
National Women's Health Information Center
Website provides lots of information, resources and links.
National Youth Violence Prevention Resources Center
Website provides lots of information, fact sheets and articles on teen dating violence.
On Your Mind
A safe and anonymous place for teens to get information and support from other teens with a chat room, Monday through Thursday 4:30-9:30 PST.
Support and information about sexual violence issues for teens and their communities.
Teen Action Campaign c/o The Family Violence Prevention Fund
383 Rhode Island St, Suite 304
San Francisco, CA 94103
A website made by teens for teens as part of the Teen Action Campaign, with much useful information and lists of resources.
Teen Dating Violence
This article contains information and statistics about teen dating violence as well as some tips on observable warning signs of teen dating violence.
Teen Relationships (CORA's Teen Outreach Program)
650-259-8136 (Teen Hotline - Mon - Wed, 5-7 PM Pacific Time) or 650-312-8515 (24-hour support line)
A site for teens about dating violence, recognizing warning signs for an abusive relationship, understanding healthy relationships. Chat room for teens with teen peer counselors for information and support, available Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday from 5 to 7 p.m. Pacific Time.
That's Not Cool
An online resource for teens who are experiencing "digital dating violence", including tips for how to deal with a partner who texts, calls or emails too much as well as how to handle Facebook and MySpace abuse.
The National Runaway Switchboard
3080 North Lincoln Avenue
Chicago, IL 60657-4208
Confidential crisis intervention and referral information for youth and their families via a national switchboard available 24 hours a day. Services include agency referrals, message delivery, dedicated agency and informational line, youth advocacy, community education, runaway education program for schools.
The Quiet Storm Project
Tools for education about domestic violence.
The Safe Space
A project of Break the Cycle, this website has information about teen dating abuse and you can write them an email to ask a question about this topic. Information in Spanish and English.
Website with information on the dynamics of healthy relationships, signs of controlling relationships, strategies for dealing with dating violence, and resources available to end the cycle of violence.
When Love Hurts
A guide on love, respect and abuse in relationships
The Yes ICAN chatroom is to be used by individuals who wish to discuss issues around surviving child abuse, parenting and domestic violence. The YesICAN chat room is available to those who need support. YesICAN chats are facilitated by trained facilitators. There are scheduled times for various subjects, including emotional abuse, incest, sibling abuse and physical abuse. Please go to their website for full details and the schedule.