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Girls Circle®

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Girls Circle® is a structured support group for girls from 9-18 years that integrates relational theory, resiliency practices, and skills training in a specific format designed to increase positive connection, personal and collective strengths, as well as competence in girls.

Girls Circle® is designed to address girls’ unique risks, strengths and needs by utilizing gender-responsive principles and practices to build healthy connections, address challenges, reduce risks, and build social–emotional skills. It is listed on SAMHSA’s National Registry of Evidence-based Programs.  Girls Circle® is one of the first gender-responsive program in the country to demonstrate effectiveness in reducing delinquency for girls.


Highlights of the Girls Circle® include:

  • A gender responsive approach
  • Learning is done through a supportive group environment
  • Uses a trauma-informed treatment model
  • Designed on the foundations of motivational interviewing and strength-based principles
  • Stimulates critical thinking and moral reasoning through guided discussions and exercises


The program’s primary goals are to:

  • Encourage genuine self-expression and voice
  • Develop healthy relationships and identities
  • Counter harmful gender stereotypes that distort female identity and self-worth
  • Develop healthy emotional coping and decision-making skills
  • Generate awareness and accountability
  • Empower girls to pursue their full potential

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For further information about how our programs can support your state, county or district please email Dipesh Chauhan at or call directly at (610) 858-8094.


Girls Circle® is currently available in the following state:

About us

JusticeWorks has continuously sought to enhance our skills. To that end, we have incorporated into our service array evidence-based and research-informed programming to achieve the best outcomes for the youth and families in our care. These services can be offered as ‘stand-alone’ services or as enhancements to our own signature services.


JusticeWorks YouthCare
1500 Ardmore Boulevard
Suite 410
Pittsburgh, PA 15221
Phone: (877) 525-JWYC (5992)

JusticeWorks BehavioralCare
4 Carriage Lane
Suite 405
Charleston, SC 29407
Phone: (843) 974-5934

JusticeWorks FL
1591 Robert J Conlan Boulevard
Suite 128
Palm Bay, FL 32905
Phone: (484) 281-3703