Bullying Resources

StopBullying.gov – This U.S. government website is hosted by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services in partnership with the U.S. Department of Education. It provides information on how kids, teens, young adults, parents, educators, and others in the community can address bullying behaviors. Information about cyberbullying also is available. 

PACER.org/bullying/ – This National Parent Center funded by the Office of Special Education Programs (OSEP) supports families with children with disabilities by providing assistance to individual families, conducting workshops, and providing information through materials and websites. PACER’s National Bullying Prevention Center educates communities nationwide to address bullying through creative, relevant, and interactive resources. PACER’s bullying prevention resources are designed to benefit all students, including students with disabilities. PACER also hosts TeensAgainstBullying.org, created by and for teens to address bullying. In addition, PACER hosts KidsAgainstBullying.org, designed by and for elementary school students to learn about bullying prevention.

PBIS.org – The Technical Assistance Center on Positive Behavioral Interventions and Supports (PBIS), funded by OSEP, gives schools capacity-building information and technical assistance for identifying, adapting, and sustaining effective school-wide disciplinary practices. It also: (a) provides technical assistance to encourage large-scale implementation of PBIS; (b) provides the organizational models, demonstrations, dissemination, and evaluation tools needed to implement PBIS with greater depth and fidelity across an extended array of contexts; and (c) extends the lessons learned from PBIS implementation to the broader agenda of educational reform.

NICHCY.org – This national dissemination center funded by OSEP provides a wealth of information on disabilities in children and youth; programs and services available for infants, toddlers, children, and youth with disabilities under IDEA; and research-based information on effective practices for children with disabilities (birth through 21 years of age). Information and links to resources that address bullying relative to children with disabilities are also provided.

FindYouthInfo.gov – This U.S. government website was developed by 12 Federal agencies, including the Department of Education, in partnership with the White House, to disseminate information and to leverage resources to support programs and services focusing on positive, healthy outcomes for youth. The website provides facts and information on a wide range of topics including bullying, cyberbullying, and positive youth development. It also contains information on assessing community assets, generating maps of local and Federal resources, searching for evidence-based youth programs, and keeping up-to-date on the latest, youth- related news. Information is provided on funding opportunities available to those interested in addressing bullying and related topics, as well as on Federal funds awarded to states and communities for use in locating potential resources or partners already available.

Safesupportiveschools.ed.gov – The National Center on Safe Supportive Learning Environments is funded by the U.S. Department of Education’s Office of Safe and Healthy Students, and the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services’ Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) to help schools and communities contend with many factors that impact the conditions for learning, such as bullying, harassment, violence, and substance abuse. The Center provides resources, training, and technical assistance for State and local educational agency administrators, teachers, and staff; institutions of higher education; communities, families, and students seeking to improve schools’ conditions for learning through measurement and program implementation, so that all students have the opportunity to realize academic success in safe and supportive environments.