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Websites that help teens stay safe
There are many websites that provide information to help teens stay safe. Check out some of these websites to get information, support and advice on relationships, legal advice and your rights, to websites built for and by other teens.
Check out the Care Café for tips to help you be independent, and all about flatting. The care café also has information about your rights in care, and is a great way to connect up with other young people.
Urge/Whakamanawa is a youth health and information service designed to assist young people find useful information or resources to help them regarding a variety of youth related topics.
Sex'N'Respect talks about how to heal after experiencing abuse, how to help a friend, how to step up and be an active bystander if you see something dodgy, consent, what to do if you are being sexually harmful and much more!
It also has a great 'Where to get help' page, with heaps of links to other helpful websites and resources for young people..
The Trippin site has been set up for young people by Taranaki Health and includes information about people you can contact for help when you are facing specific issues.
Youthline has developed a unique, community-based approach to the development and delivery of services, and we are the first point of entry for young people to access a wide range of youth development and support services.
You can phone Youthline on 0800 376 633 and talk to a trained Youthline counsellor, send an email or freetext to 234
YouthLaw Tino Rangatiratanga Taitamariki is a community law centre for children and young people throughout Aotearoa/New Zealand. This site provides information about how the law can help you to overcome issues that may be affecting you.
The Create Foundation website was created by young people and children in care in Australia and is made up of three main subsites; the corporate site, a site for children and a site for youth ('create your future').
UNICEF is the driving force that helps build a world where the rights of every child are realized. UNICEF advocates for measures to give children the best start in life, because proper care at the youngest age forms the strongest foundation for a person’s future.
Skylight supports people of all ages through tough times to be resilient and move forward. They specialise in the areas of loss,change, grief and trauma whatever the cause.