Alternatives for Battered Women is a nonprofit agency, offering safe and nurturing shelter for women suffering from domestic violence and their children in Rochester and Monroe counties in New York. The organization assists women in staying safe, accessing family court to obtain orders of protection, and provides them with information about community resources. It offers children and their mothers who reside in shelters a full-range of services, including counseling, groups, information and referral, and social and recreational activities. It also offers ongoing residential and nonresidential services for Latin women. The organization annually responds to more than 6,000 calls on its hotline number. Alternatives for Battered Women is located in Rochester, N.Y.