At Girls Inc., we strive to inspire all girls to be strong, smart, and bold. We help girls reach their fullest potential by providing gender-specific, age-appropriate programming that teaches life skills and promotes healthy life choices. The Girls Inc. organization has been named one of the Top Five Youth Serving Nonprofits by Philanthropedia, a Guidestar publication.

In 2014, Girls Inc. of Central Alabama services were delivered to more than 4,600 Birmingham area girls. Our research-based programs focus on health and wellness, economic literacy, and career preparedness. We recognize that the climate for girls is always changing and we pursue programs that address the greatest needs for school-age girls in our community. We are committed to effectiveness measurement and collaboration in order to provide valuable services to as many girls as possible.

Crestwood Center After School Program Now Registering

The Crestwood Center is currently accepting applications for the 2015 After School Program. The program will take place August 5th, 2015 - May 13th, 2016 from 3PM-6PM weekdays and will cost $525 for new members ($25 membership fee and $500 program fee) and $500.00 for current members if the $25 membership fee has already been paid for 2015. Activities include reading, science and math, dance, sports, and so much more. We currently provide transportation from the following schools: Avondale, Epic, Glen Iris, Huffman Middle, Martha Gaskins, North Roebuck, Phillips Academy, Putnam, W.J. Christian, Cornerstone, Smith, Grantswood, Irondale Community and Irondale Middle. For more information or to register, contact Angela Eakins at t or 205-595-5542

  • Girls have the right to be themselves and to resist gender stereotypes.
  • Girls have the right to express themselves with originality and enthusiasm.
  • Girls have the right to take risks, to strive freely, and to take pride in success.
  • Girls have the right to accept and appreciate their bodies.
  • Girls have the right to have confidence in themselves and to be safe in the world.
  • Girls have the right to prepare for interesting work and economic independence.