GirlSPACE is currently cancelled due to COVID-19 restrictions. Join us in our virtual programming by emailing

 Autism Ontario has reached out with helpful resources for families living with individuals on the Autism Spectrum during this time. These resources include caregiver tips, mental health support and fun activities.

This list of resources is bilingual and will be updated daily. As they gather more resources, they hope to add Indigenous and Cultural sections to this list as well.


GirlSPACE is an evening after school program for girls ages 6-12, which focuses on developing girls’ skills, abilities and self esteem.


Programs run though out the school year from September to June in a series of 4-week sessions full of fun games, crafts, and activities. It enable girls to forge relationships with peer role models while exploring topics, which are educational, fun and empowering! Topics include bullying, body image & self-esteem, sports, physical activity & nutrition, stress management, and leadership & community action.

Sessions: Wednesdays 6:30pm to 8:30pm
Location: Girls Inc. office 1- 398 Bayly St. West Ajax

Fee: $25 per month for members*
$40 per month for non-members*

*membership fee is $55 single /$70 family and gives you discounts on all program registration

GirlSPACE flyer 2020

For more information contact Heather Buckner, Program Facilitator 905-428-8111 ext 223

I struggled internally for a long time, but through Girls Inc. I learned that my body is a resource, not an object. I began to love and embrace my body.