Alternatives for Battered Women

PO Box 39601
Rochester, NY 14604
Phone: 585-232-7353 x224
Contact: Donation Assistant
Fax: 585-475-8801


Why ABW exists:
Mission:  To prevent domestic violence and ensure every survivor has access to the services and supports needed along the journey to a safe and empowered life.

The impact we want to have:
Vision:  A community free from domestic violence, where healthy relationships thrive.


Wish List

  • diapers, size 2 and 6
  • pajamas for women and children
  • school supplies
  • sheets and blankets (twin size)
  • socks (new) for women and children
  • toys (new)
  • underwear (new) for women and children
  • women's slippers, women's flip-flops
    Please check our website ( for additional items. Call for drop-off location and hours.

Volunteers Needed

Volunteers are needed for Alternatives for Battered Women’s Annual Spring Luncheon on Tuesday, May 12, 2015 at Temple B’rith Kodesh (2131 Elmwood Ave. Rochester, NY 14618) from 7:00 am to 3:00 pm.  Duties include but are not limited to dining room set up, greeters, ushers, food and beverage servers, and clean up. Volunteers are critical to the success of events which we host to raise awareness about domestic violence and raise funds to support our programs. To sign up to volunteer at the Annual Spring Luncheon or for more information please contact Larissa at 585-232-5200 x 230 or

For additional volunteer opportunities, please contact the Volunteer Coordinator at (585) 232-5200 x234.

Reviewed by Agency 2/5/15. (Wish List updated.)