Healthy Relationships

On the Web
Boss of Me

From Youth Radio for teens by teens about dialing down the drama in teen relationships in these unique times (text messages, Facebook, Instagram, etc.).

Love is Respect

A website geared to preventing dating violence and helping its victims.

TeenHealthFX: Relationships: Dating, Family & Friends

Parent problems? Boyfriend or girlfriend issues? Is this relationship okay for me? Answers to these and other relationship questions are posted here.

Planned Parenthood Teen Info

Includes relationship and sexuality information. From Planned Parenthood, experts on sexual health since 1916.

Around the Bay
A Safe Place: Domestic Violence Services

Oakland's only comprehensive domestic violence program for battered women and children. (510) 986-8600  Provides victims with shelter and resources.  Crisis Line: (510) 536-7233.

Bay Area Women Against Rape (BAWAR)

24 hour services and support for victims of sexual assault and their significant others. (510) 845-7273


Services in a safe environment for youth who have been impacted by prostitution and human trafficking.

470 27th Street, Oakland. (510) 251-2070 (office) or (510) 290-6097 (hotline).

La Casa de las Madres - Teen Crisis Line

Over-the-phone support and a drop-in center (1663 Mission St. #225 in San Francisco) free of charge, confidential, and available to all women, teens, and children in various languages, particularly English and Spanish. (877) 923-0700.

Asian Women's Shelter - Crisis Line

Help in multiple languages. Over-the-phone support, safety planning, access to AWS services, information and referrals. (877) 751-0880.

Community United Against Violence - Safety Line

Counseling and resources for people who have experienced or witnessed harassment, violence, abuse, threats, or trauma within LGBTQ communities. Drop-in hours available in San Francisco. (415) 333-HELP (4357).

The Pacific Center

LGBTQ safe space and support groups as well as leadership training and LGBTQ sensitive counseling.

2712 Telegraph Avenue, Berkeley, (510) 548-8283 x214