Resources

Advice Sites:

Teen Health Source: Planned Parenthood Toronto’s sexual health information service run for and by youth

Scarleteen: Independant, grassroots, american site  that calls itself “sex ed for the real world”

 

S.T.I.’s & Medical Stuff

SexualityandU.ca: accurate and up-to-date information from the Society of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists of Canada (SOGC)

IWannaKnow: American Sexual Health Association’s (ASHA) site for sexual heath information

 

Sexual Health Community Supports/Services

Toronto Sexual Health Clinics: listing of clinics in Toronto.  Includes contact information and hours of service

AIDS and Sexual Health Infoline: province-wide, free, non-judgemental, anonymous hotline

Lesbian Gay Bi Trans Youthline: a toll-free service provided by youth for youth.  Also provides online peer-support through the website and email

 

Dating & Family Violence

METRAC: Metropolitan Action Committee on Violence Against Women and Children (METRAC) works to prevent and eliminate violence against diverse women and youth

Toronto Rape Crisis Centre: grassroots, women-run collective that provides a 24-hr crisis line, one-on-one counselling, and court support

LoveisRespect.org: Online partnership between “Break the Cycle” and “National Dating Abuse Helpline” (American)

 

Games & Apps

Planned Parenthood’s apps for teens: page consists of quizzes and games dealing with love, partying, dating and sex

SexualityandU‘s games and apps page: contains trivia, a “sex-fu challenge” and virtual scenarios.