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, MySpace, 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.

That's Not Love

Online relationship assistance.

Around the Bay
A Safe Place: Domestic Violence Services

Oakland's only comprehensive domestic violence program for battered women and children. (510) 986-8600

Bay Area Women Against Rape (BAWAR)

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

Brothers on the Rise

Supporting young men to achieve individual success, develop healthy relationships and contribute to a more just and equitable society.

1470 Fruitvale Avenue, (510) 599-3582


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

470 27th Street, Oakland. (510) 564-4234 (office) or (510) 290-6450 (cell).

La Case de las Madres - Teen Crisis Line

Over-the-phone support and a drop-in center 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 too. (415) 333-HELP (4357).

The Pacific Center

Provides LGBTQ sensitive counseling, as well as LGBTQ support groups.

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