Our offices are closed but we are still here for you!


With concern for the health of our clients and staff,  effective today (March 16th) Alternatives for Women is closing our offices until further notice due to COVID-19.  Staff are working remotely in order to continue to provide services to women in our community.


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

Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/Alternatives-for-Women-216364985069645/

Twitter: https://twitter.com/Alternativesfo5

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