We deliver a variety of programmes and activities to girls and young women in a non-judgemental, single gender and safe environment throughout England and Wales.


Our activities and programmes are tailored to our girls and young women from the age of 5-25 and take place in a variety of settings such as community centres, village halls and churches GFS centres (Great Yarmouth & Skegness), schools, colleges, faith-based centres, sports centres and 'on the street' (outreach).

We also support and promote campaigns addressing issues affecting girls and young women such as sexualisation, abusive relationships, discrimination, lack of equality in the workplace and everyday sexism.

Our Programmes include:

Personal and social development activities, events and outings for girls between five and 14, delivered by trained volunteers.

Developmental workshops and courses for young women between 11 and 25, focused on early intervention and prevention, delivered by youth workers and prevention practitioners.

For girls aged five-14:


Arts and craft


Day and residential trips


Mural painting/graffiti

Dressing up and fashion

Indoor & outdoor games

Garden parties

For young women aged 15-25:


'BOOST' (self esteem)

'First Steps' (parenting)

Life Skills Education

'Modern Women' (practical skills)

Money management

One to one sexual health advice

PSHE education

Sex & Relationship Education

Young Mums Group

'Youth Café'

Topics, issues and themes for 15 to 25 year olds include:

Abusive Relationships

Body image


Child Sexual Exploitation (CSE)


Domestic violence

Healthy Lifestyles



Internet safety

Personal & community safety


Sexual health (STI testing)

Self-esteem and confidence

Substance Misuse

Young parenting/motherhood

Established in 1875 Girls Friendly Society is one of the oldest registered charities working to support girls and young women in England and Wales.


Charity Commission No. 1054310 | Companies House No. 3172713

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