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 2013, Girls Inc. of Central Alabama services were delivered to more than 9,000 Birmingham area youth. 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.

Strong, Smart Bold Teen Conference

Girls Inc. of Central Alabama will hold our annual Strong, Smart, Bold Teen Conference on Saturday, January 31, 2015. The conference will be held at Samford University from 9am-3pm. All teen girls are invited to attend. Workshop topics will include financial literacy, dressing for success, resume writing, and how to make smart decisions in tough situations. For more information on the conference and to register, please contact Quiwintre Frye at or 205-599-5548.

Register for the Crestwood Center Winter Break Program

The Crestwood Center will hold a Holiday Break program in December for girls ages 6-18. The program will operate from 7am - 6pm on December 22, 23, 29, 30, 31. Activities will include health education, economic literacy, creative writing, sports, and much more! The cost is $75. Please contact El'Vira Parks, Center Director, at 205-599-5555 or for more information. Registration ends on November 26, 2014.

Crestwood Center Now Registering for After-School Program

The Crestwood Center is currently accepting applications for the upcoming after school program. Fees include $25 for membership and $500.00 for program participation. 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. The After-school Program begins on August 14, 2014 and will take place from 3PM-6PM weekdays. Contact El'Vira Parks at 599-5555 or for more info.

  • 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.