Useful Websites

Thinkuknow

Come in to find the latest information on the sites you like to visit, mobiles and new technology. Find out what’s good, what’s not and what you can do about it. Most importantly, there’s also a place, which anyone can use to report if they feel uncomfortable or worried about someone they are chatting to online.

Respect Not Fear

This site was created by the Nottinghamshire Domestic Violence Forum. It is an informative, interactive and user-friendly site for young people to learn about teenage relationship abuse, how to identify it and how to get help.

The Hideout

The Women’s Aid website for young people. Women’s Aid have created this space to help children and young people to understand domestic abuse, and how to take positive action if it’s happening to you.

National Domestic Violence Helpline

Run by Women’s Aid and Refuge (free from most mobiles) if Domestic Violence is happening at home. It is usually for people over 18yrs but may be able to help you if you are over 16yrs.

This Is Abuse

This is the Home Office website to give young people information about domestic abuse and teenage relationship rape.

Website: thisisabuse.direct.gov.uk

ChildLine

Games, advice and help for young people on a range of issues. Helpline (free) 0800 11 11 to speak to someone about any relationship difficulties you or someone you know is having with their partner.

Life Center UK

Helpline for Under 18’s. Support for young people who have or are experiencing sexual abuse or unwanted sexual contact. Their services are for women and men, girls and boys of all ages and backgrounds.

Get Connected

Get Connected is the UK’s free, confidential helpline for young people under 25 who
need help and don’t know where to turn.

The Student Room

Be part of the UK’s largest and fastest growing student community. The Health and Relationships section of The Student Room is one of the busiest on the site. Here we gather together the best health and relationship articles and latest discussions from the health and relationships forums.

Refuge

Refuge offers help and advice to women and young girls in abusive relationships.

Mens Advice Line

They are open Monday – Friday 10am-1pm and 2pm-5pm. A confidential helpline for men experiencing domestic violence from a partner or ex-partner (or from other family members). This number is good to use whether you are in a same sex (lesbian, gay, bisexual) relationship or opposite sex (heterosexual) relationship.

Rape Crisis

Visit this website for advice about rape and sexual violence. It will give you the contact details for the nearest Rape Crisis Centre.

Broken Rainbow

Broken Rainbow is the only National LGBT Domestic Violence Helpline providing confidential support to all members of the Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Trans (LGBT) communities.

South West Grid

South West Grid for Learning has just produced a new resource with help and advice for young people who may find themselves in a situation where they or a friend have put a sexting image or video online and have lost control over that content and who it’s being shared with.

Cybermentors

Cybermentors is a social networking place where you can find out about bullying and what you can do about it and also talk to mentors your own age.

Thats Not Cool

An American website which focuses specifically on digital and social networking abuse with activities and animation. Really accessible and user friendly for young people.

Love Is Respect

This website provides so much key information to young people. It has good interactive resources and is extremely easy to navigate. Whilst it is an American website pretty much all the content is valid and applicable to the UK audience.

Give N Get

Research Project on Young People and Sexual Consent: Give and Get Young People & Sexual Consent.

The Give N Get Project is research commissioned by the office of the Children’s Commissioner to explore how young people think about giving and getting sexual consent, and the wider contexts that influence behaviour.