Resources for Starting Your Girl Talk Chapter

Ready to start your Chapter? Here, you’ll find downloadable resources to help you get started and share the Girl Talk mission and vision with your community.

  • Why Join Girl Talk? - Share our YouTube video where our girls, Leaders, Alumni, parents and Advisers share why you should start your Chapter today.
  • PowerPoint Presentation - Introduce your school or community to Girl Talk with this presentation to bring awareness to the need for our program and the benefits it offers.
  • What is Girl Talk? Learn and share the Girl Talk story, mission, and vision, and see the impact that you are helping us make on the next generation of leaders.
  • Curriculum Topics - Discover some of the many topics that the Girl Talk Curriculum lessons address, from bullying to friendships and relationships to identifying your unique leadership style.
  • Expectations and Rewards - Learn what you as a Leader or Adviser can expect to give and gain from leading your Chapter and joining the global Girl Talk family! (COMING SOON)
  • Meeting Structure - Every Chapter is unique, but see what a typical Girl Talk meeting looks like here!
  • Leader Contract and Adviser Contract - Download your Leader and Adviser contracts here to complete and upload for approval and activation of your Chapter!

Support Resources

Are you a Chapter Leader, Adviser or Girl in need of a person to speak with immediately? Please reach out to the following services to receive support.

IF YOU ARE IN DANGER OR NEED EMERGENCY HELP, PLEASE CALL 911 (IN THE U.S.) OR YOUR LOCAL AUTHORITIES.

Crisis Text Line

http://www.crisistextline.org/textline/

Text info to 741-741. Free, confidential, and available 24/7. Serves young people by providing help through text.

National Suicide Prevention Lifeline

www.suicidepreventionlifeline.org

1-800-273-TALK (8255)

24-hour, toll-free, completely confidential prevention hotline available to anyone in suicidal crisis or emotional distress.

National Runaway Safeline

www.1800runaway.org

Call 1-800-RUNAWAY (1-800-786-2929) if you are thinking of running from home, if your have a friend who has run away, or if you are a runaway ready to go home.

The National Runaway Safeline is the national communications system for runaway and homeless youth, their parents and families, teens in crisis, and others who might benefit from its services.

National Domestic Violence Hotline

www.thehotline.org

1-800-799-SAFE

If you or someone you know is in a domestic violence situation, the National Domestic Violence Hotline provides crisis intervention, safety planning, informational resources, and healthcare referrals to agencies in all 50 states, Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands. English and Spanish language assistance available as are interpreter services fluent in more than 170 languages.

Childhelp

www.childhelp.org

1-800-422-4453

The Childhelp National Child Abuse Hotline helps to stop and prevent child abuse. Childhelp reaches United States, its territories, and Canada; 24-hours a day, 7 days a week, completely confidential and calls are kept anonymous. The Hotline offers crisis intervention, information, literature, and referrals to thousands of emergency, social service, and support resources. Professional crisis counselors work with interpreters to provide assistance in more than 170 languages.

www.RehabCenter.net

Call 888-979-9592 for 24/7 confidential hotline.

RehabCenter.net is the Web's most comprehensive guide to quality rehab centers and addiction treatment and provides a vast library of educational articles and resources for recovery as well as many treatment and support options.

www.DrugRehab.com

Call 877-394-5025 for 24/7 confidential hotline.

DrugRehab.com serves to equip patients and families with the best information, resources, and tools to understand and overcome addiction, and to pursue lifelong recovery by providing help every step of the way.

The New Canada Suicide Prevention Service

www.crisisservicescanada.ca/en/

Phone: toll-free 1-833-456-4566
Text: 45645
Chat: www.crisisservicescanada.ca/en/

This service enables callers anywhere in Canada to access crisis support using the technology of their choice (phone, text or chat), in French or English.

SMS Terms & Conditions

Please read these Terms and Conditions carefully. By signing up for Girl Talk, Inc.'s ("Girl Talk") text messaging program, you expressly consent to receive non-marketing and marketing text messages from Girl Talk and others texting on its behalf, including text messages made with an autodialer, at the telephone number(s) that you provide. You may opt-out of these communications at any time.

By signing up for our text messaging program, you are hereby requesting to receive text messages in spite of the fact that your mobile phone number(s) may otherwise be on the federal, or a state's, Do Not Call List and you agree that, to the maximum extent permitted by law, your request overrides any prior Do Not Call request for or related to any Girl Talk program.

You also accept and agree to be bound by these SMS Terms and Conditions and our Privacy Policy.

Program Description

Girl Talk and its service providers may use an automatic telephone dialing system through Network For Good to deliver company text messages to you.  Company text messages are intended to provide you with encouragement and keep you up to date on all things Girl Talk.

Message Frequency

The number of text messages that you receive will vary. You will receive a maximum of eight messages per week per Girl Talk’s text messaging program. 

Cost

Message and data rates may apply to each text message sent or received in connection with Girl Talk’s text messages, as provided in your mobile telephone service rate plan (please contact your mobile telephone carrier for pricing plans), in addition to any applicable roaming charges.  Girl Talk does not impose a separate fee for sending Organization text messages.

How to Opt-In 

To opt-in to receive text messages from Girl Talk’s text messaging program, please text “Girl Talk” to (404) 689-1310.

How to Opt-Out 

To stop receiving text messages from Girl Talk’s text messaging program, text STOP to (404) 689-1310.  By texting STOP to (404) 689-1310, you agree to one additional confirmation message stating that you have opted out and will no longer receive text messages from us. 

Your Mobile Telephone Number

You represent that you are the account holder for the mobile telephone number(s) that you provide.  You are responsible for notifying Girl Talk immediately if you change your mobile telephone number.  You may notify Girl Talk of a number change to [email protected]

You agree to indemnify Girl Talk in full for all claims, expenses, and damages related to or caused in whole or in part by your failure to notify Girl Talk if you change your telephone number, including, but not limited to, all claims, expenses, and damages related to or arising under the Telephone Consumer Protection Act.

Privacy 

For a copy of our privacy policy, please contact us at [email protected]

Access or Delivery to Mobile Network is Not Guaranteed.

Girl Talk cannot guarantee that text messages provided through your wireless carrier will be delivered to you. Delivery of information and content to a mobile device may fail due to a variety of circumstances or conditions.  You understand and acknowledge that network services, including but not limited to mobile network services, are outside of Girl Talk’s control, and Girl Talk is not responsible or liable for delayed or undelivered text messages or any issues arising from them.

Support/Help

To request more information, text HELP to (404) 689-1310. In case of emergency, dial 911 (U.S.). Need someone to talk to? Text HOME to 741-741 (Crisis Text Line - U.S.). 

Eligibility

To receive Girl Talk text messages, you must be a resident of the United States and 13 years of age or older (parental consent needed if under 18).  Girl Talk reserves the right to require you to prove that you are at least 13 years of age.

Changes to Terms and Conditions

Girl Talk may revise, modify, or amend these SMS Terms and Conditions at any time.  Any such revision, modification, or amendment shall take effect when it is posted to Girl Talk’s website. You agree to review these SMS Terms and Conditions periodically to ensure that you are aware of any changes.  Your continued consent to receive Girl Talk’s text messages will indicate your acceptance of those changes.

Termination of Text Messaging 

Girl Talk may suspend or terminate your receipt of text messages if Girl Talk believes you are in breach of these SMS Terms and Conditions.  Your receipt of Girl Talk text messages is also subject to termination in the event that your mobile telephone service terminates or lapses.  Girl Talk reserves the right to modify or discontinue, temporarily or permanently, all or any part of Girl Talk text messages, with or without notice. Girl Talk does not guarantee continuous, uninterrupted or secure text message services.

Communications and Consent to Electronic Notices 

You may communicate with Girl Talk via postal mail, telephone, and our website.  Girl Talk may issue notices via these various channels, including by sending e-mail to an address you provide.  You agree that such notices shall have legal effect.

You also agree that notices sent by e-mail satisfy any requirement that notices be provided in writing.  If you do not agree, do not use Organization products or services.

You may have the right to withdraw your consent to receive certain electronic communications, and, when required by law, Girl Talk will provide you with paper copies upon request.  You may make such a request via any of the channels listed above.

Governing Law

These Terms and Conditions shall be bound by the laws of the State of Georgia, and any arbitration or judicial proceedings to enforce or interpret these Terms and Conditions hereof may be brought only in the State of Georgia.

Contact Us

If you have questions regarding these SMS Terms and Conditions, please reach out to us at [email protected]