Welcome to the Girls Friendly Society in England and Wales (campaign name GFS Platform). Established in 1875, within the Anglican Church, GFS Platform has become a national and international movement, helping young women to help themselves by giving them opportunities to develop their potential, pursue aspirations, grow in confidence and to learn to value themselves and others equally. We work with girls and young women of all religious faiths and none. We pride ourselves on providing a nurturing ethos and a warm, caring and accepting atmosphere. We work holistically to meet the needs of girls and young women.
GFS Platform works to achieve its aims by providing services to girls and young women through two main strands of work:
In 2006, HRH The Duchess of Cornwall became the patron of GFS Platform.
"GFS has helped me enormously. It has stimulated my imagination, given me something to work towards and encouraged my confidence".
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