Alternatives for Women

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Record #: VIQ0261 Last Full Update: 30 Nov 2012
Contact Information
Address187 Main St, Unit # 2
Picton, ON K0K 2T0
 
Google Map
Mailing Addressc/o Alternatives For Women 
PO Box 6206 
Picton, ON K0K 2T0
AccessibilityPartially Accessible
Office Phone613-476-4435
Toll Free Phone1-877-499-6636
Crisis Phone613-476-2787
Fax613-476-1987
E-mailalternativesforwomen@bellnet.ca
Websitewww.alternativesforwomen.org
Primary ContactRahno Godfrey, Executive Director; Email: alternativesforwomen@bellnet.ca
Description & Services
HoursMon-Fri 8:30 am-4 pm * 24 hr Crisis Line available * Closed weekends and statutory holidays
MeetingsMonthly Board Meetings
DescriptionCounselling, information, advocacy and referrals for women who are in or have left an abusive relationship * 24hr crisis intervention and transportation to safe shelter * Support groups and second-stage housing * Free with the exception of second stage housing where rents are geared to income * Kiosan-Second Stage Housing provides safe, secure, income geared units for up to one year for women and/or women with children.
EligibilityAges: 16 year(s) and up 
 
Females only
Applicationfor Second Stage Housing, written application form is required
FeesService - rent for Second Stage Housing is geared to income
Languages of ServiceEnglish ; Interpretive Services - available through other agency or service
Areas ServedPrince Edward County
Other Details
Date Updated30 Nov 2012
Established1987
ElectionsBoard Members are elected at Annual General Meeting
FundingProvincial - Ministry of Community and Social Services ; United Way
Legal Status(50) Non Profit
Subjects
SubjectsAbuse ; Counselling ; Crisis intervention ; Family violence ; Residences ; Supportive housing ; Woman abuse
Broader TermsAbuse ; Criminal offences ; Housing ; Housing facilities ; Supportive settings