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NOTE: The University of Florida does not have any ownership or control over any organization/agency on this list. Should you have any questions about the organization/agency or the nature of service offered by each agency, please contact the agency directly.

DIVORCE

Divorce Magazine

Comprehensive website for those who have decided to divorce; covers many legal and logistical issues.

Divorce Mediation and Collaborative Divorce

Information on these less costly alternatives to a court divorce from the experts at NOLO.

Helping Your Kids Through Divorce

The basics of helping your children cope with the news of a divorce.

Little Children, Big Challenges: Divorce

Help for families with children dealing with divorce from the friendly Muppets at Sesame Street.

National Family Resiliency Center

This national nonprofit offers programs, articles, and books to help families who are in the process of or considering divorce or separation.

Your Divorce Questions

Information for couples who may be considering whether or not to divorce; includes reasons why divorce may not be the best option."


DOMESTIC VIOLENCE

These fact sheets can help families living with domestic violence by providing them an insight to the affects of it on their children:


LGBTQ+ TOPICS

Hooking Up with Friends

LGBTQ+ young people, dating apps, friendship, and safety.

Marriage and Family Issues for LGBT People

Resources and publications covering same-sex marriage and parenting from the American Psychological Association.

PFLAG (Partners, Families, Friends, and Allies United with LGBTQ People)

Resources for parents supporting LGBT teens and youth.

The Safe Zone Project

The Safe Zone Project is a free online resource for powerful, effective LGBTQ+ awareness and ally training workshops.

The Trevor Project

The Trevor Project is the leading national organization providing crisis intervention and suicide prevention services to lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer, and questioning youth.

Creating LGBTQIA+ Friendly Communities in Healthcare & Education


MARRIAGE, DATING, AND RELATIONSHIP RESOURCES

Local Marriage and Relationship Programs: Florida

List of relationship programs and classes for couples in the state of Florida, from the National Healthy Marriage Resource Center.

Marriage.com

Offers advice and help with marriage related issues.

Marriage Moments

This website is especially intended to strengthen the relationship and communication of married partners who are about to become parents.

PAIRS

Relationships skills training classes backed by a 25-year history, available online and in person. Also features an app and multiple videos.

Recapturing the Vision

In-depth resources covering healthy marriage and parenting, including games, videos, and online learning. Especially aimed at at-risk youth, but valuable for anyone. Florida-based.

Relate Institute

If you are single or in a couple relationship, this is a tested resource for determining if you are a good fit for being in a healthy relationship.  You’ll be amazed with an in-depth assessment of potential strengths and challenges.

Relationship Publications from UF-IFAS EDIS

Factsheets on a wide variety of relationship topics from the experts at the University of Florida.

Two of Us

Features, articles, polls, videos, and more about healthy marriage. From the National Healthy Marriage Resource Center.

Healthy and Safe Intimacy for College Students


MILITARY COUPLES

Military OneSource: Family and Relationships

Help and resources for the unique needs of military couples and families. From the US government.

See Also:

Military Family Support Resources

International military family support resources.

National Military Family Association

Nonprofit advocating for and providing resources to military families.

Strong Bonds: Building Ready Families

Relationship counselling for military members and their families.

Veterans Crisis Line

24/7 support for military veterans and their loved one who need help and a listening ear.


PARENTING

ChildMind

Comprehensive information for parents and professionals about learning disorders and mental health issues in children.

Children and Parenting Publications from UF-IFAS EDIS

Factsheets on a wide variety of parenting topics from the experts at the University of Florida.

Healthy Children

Information for parents about all kinds of topics from the well-respected American Academy of Pediatrics.

Keep Connected

Info for parents to help them understand and guide their children’s development and build strong relationships with them.

National Parent Helpline

Call the National Parent Helpline to receive free emotional support from a trained advocate. Sponsored by Parents Anonymous.

Parenting 24/7

This website from Illinois Cooperative Extension provides news, information, video clips, and advice on parenting and family life from birth through the teens.

Positive Parenting Tips

Research-based, accurate parenting help organized by age from the Centers for Disease Control of the US government.

ReachOut.com

ReachOut Parents provides information, tools, and resources to help parents and caregivers support the 12-18 year-olds in their family environment.

Zero to Three Parent Brochures and Guides

Information for parents on children’s growth and development during the crucial first three years.


RESPONSIBLE TECHNOLOGY USAGE

Understanding Screen Addiction and Responsible Digital Use

How to identify screen addiction, and steps you can take to use digital technology responsibly.

Guide on Protecting Your Mobile Device from Spying

This resource details red flags to look out for, as well as ways to protect yourself.


REMARRIAGE AND STEPFAMILIES

Bonus Families

A "bonus family" is another word for stepfamily. This nonprofit works to help parents raise healthy, well-adjusted kids after marriages end and new relationships begin. Blogs, support and information.

Is Remarriage a Step in the Right Direction?

This article addresses the challenges of blended families, and helps you make an informed choice about remarriage.

Making Stepfamilies Work

There are challenges to blended families, but there are also steps you can take to improve communication, and help children and youth adjust.

National Stepfamily Resource Center

Resources, facts, and FAQ for stepfamilies and those serving them.

Our Family Wizard

An organizational tool and app to help make visitation and scheduling easier for remarried families with children.


SINGLE PARENTS

The Dealhack Single Parent Savings Guide

A compilation of discounts, free products, learning opportunities, and assistance programs for single mothers or fathers in the United States.


THERAPY AND COUNSELING

The Case for Couples Counseling

Many couples credit counseling with helping to improve their relationships.

Find a Therapist

Nationwide therapist directory from the American Association for Marriage and Family Therapy.

What America Can Learn from Couples Therapy

Practical advice on how to make conversations more productive.


YOUTH AND TEENS

Loveisrespect

Information for young people about what an abusive relationship is, what to do if they’re in one, and what defines a healthy relationship. Includes 24/7 live chat.

Office of Population Affairs

Website to help parents open the discussion with their teens about sex and relationships.

Power to Decide

Information and education for teens about sex, love, and relationships from the National Campaign to Prevent Teen and Unwanted Pregnancy.

One Love Foundation

Healthy relationship education resources for children, teens, and young adults.


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