Alternatives for Women offices are now open with COVID-19 restrictions in place!


Only staff, clients and essential visitors will be permitted to enter if they are feeling well and do not have symptoms associated with COVID-19. All persons entering are required to wear a mask and should be prepared to participate in the COVID-19 screening process.

At this time we are unable to accept donations of goods however monetary donations can be accepted at the door. Non contact monetary donations may be made through mail to: PO Box 6206, Picton, ON K0K 2T0, online through our website or email money transfer to:  


Please call our 24/7 crisis line

for immediate support: 613-476-2787

We can also be reached through this site or any of the following ways:

Text: 613-919-8055



At Alternatives for Women we provide Second Stage Housing and non-judgmental, supportive counselling from a feminist perspective. We advocate on behalf of women and children and we provide public education about the issues that concern women who have experienced domestic violence. All of our counselling services are free and confidential.

Services Offered

• 24-hour crisis intervention
• Free, confidential counseling
• Emergency transportation to shelter
• Safety Planning
• Individual and group support
• Second-Stage housing
• Accompaniment to meetings and court
• Advocacy and referrals to other agencies
• Information about options
• Transitional and housing support
• Outreach counseling in Prince Edward County 
• Public education programs and presentations
• Student placement opportunities

Helpful Resources
including printable PDF of tear-away Help sheets for display 



Board of Directors

Executive Director Leah Morgan

Chair Caroline Granger  Treasurer Dominique Jones

Director Dee Hazell Director Gillian White

Director Emily Cowan  Director Peta Hall