Aged 16 and over and looking to sign up for participation in your local Girls Friendly Society group? Then you're in the right place!

If you are under 16, you will need to ask your parent/carer to register you via the register your child page.

Please complete and submit the form below and someone will be in touch soon.

Please note that by submitting this form you will not be automatically added to a GFS group. We will need to discuss your eligibility to join beforehand, or you may be added to a waiting list if the group is full. Either way, we will be in touch using the information you provide here.

We will not sell your data to anyone or use it in any way other than what is stated in this form.

Self sign-up

Please select your local GFS group from the list.
If you’re not sure which is your local group, please visit the locations page

* Although GFS is not a religious organisation, this group includes some elements of faith.

I'm registering because...
I'm new to GFSI'm updating my details online (I already attend GFS)

About you

Your details These details will be used if we need to get in touch with you regarding your application, or if a Group Leader/GFS staff member needs to get in touch with regards to a GFS session or in an emergency.
Your first name:

Your second name

Your date of birth (e.g 30/11/2007)

Your email

Your mobile number

Your home address
Street address



Equality and diversityProviding this information helps us to monitor our commitment of attracting and retaining girls and young women participating from a diverse range of communities.
What is your native language?

What is your ethnic origin?

What is your religion?

Getting to and from GFS Providing this information helps our Group Leaders to understand who is responsible for dropping you off and collecting you from GFS to ensure your safety.
Which method(s) will/do you use to travel to and from GFS sessions?
Walk aloneWalk with family member/friend.Walk with adult.Bus/public transport alone.Bus/public transport with family member/friend.Car with adult.Drive myself.Other.

Are you currently in education, employment or training? (eg college, traineeship, apprenticeship, full time employment)

Medical and accessWe use this information to inform staff/volunteers of any medical or access issues that should be taken into consideration when planning safe and accessible activities for you.
Do you have any medical conditions/allergies/disabilities that group leaders should consider when planning activities?

If so, please describe:

Photographs and footage On occasion, group sessions may be captured on film or in photographs by GFS volunteers/staff. Photos and videos are mainly used as evidence of working towards GFS programmes and in the group’s private Facebook Group. On occasion, your photo may also be used in an appropriate manner to help promote GFS services to others through our print and online marketing, as well as national/regional social media channels. We would never insist that you are part of images or videos you don't want to be in.

Do you consent to any photographs and videos being taken of you while participating in GFS activities?
By selecting 'no', we will flag this with the Group Leader to strictly ensure that you are not included in any images or videos (including in group photos and those which are used as evidence when working towards programmes). All care will be taken to ensure you are not present in any film/footage. Alternatively, your face will be obscured.

In an emergency

First Emergency contact details We will use their contact details first in the case of an emergency.
First name:


Their email

Their phone number

Their relationship with you:

Second emergency contact detailsWe will use their contact details if your first emergency contact is unavailable in the case of an emergency.
First name:


Their email

Their phone number

Their relationship with you:

Keep in touch with us

Subscribe to our newsletter (optional).We're a charity, so we may also provide information about other ways to get involved such as adult membership and fundraising opportunities from time to time. We will never spam and we will never sell your information to third parties. You can unsubscribe at any time.

How did you first hear about GFS? This helps us find out which of our marketing methods are the most effective use of our funds.

Young woman consent
Please read each section carefully:
1. I consent to the administration of medical treatment to me if necessary whilst participating in GFS activities.
2. I agree to Girls Friendly Society keeping information about me as part of my membership to the organisation. This
information will be kept in strict confidentiality subject to the Data Protection Act 1998 and GDPR 2018. Information
will include health, disability, your contact details and emergency contact details.
3. I consent to my attendance at Girls Friendly Society activities when the persons in charge of young people will be
an employee, volunteer or agent of GFS and agree to the conditions detailed.

I agree to the 'young woman consent' section above.

I have read and agreed to the GFS Agreement

I have read and agree to the GFS Privacy Policy

I am aged 16 or over at the time of signing this form.