Community Resources

Citizens may reach the Department of Social Services by calling the main office number at 757-259-3100. Citizens may use the agency drop box located in the parking lot to leave paperwork or applications, 5249 Olde Towne Road. Citizens may apply for Benefit Programs by calling 855-635-4370 or online at If citizens have additional questions regarding Benefit Programs, they can call 757-259-3131 during the hours of 8 a.m.-5 p.m., Monday-Friday. If citizens have additional needs that need to be addressed, they can call 757-259-3115 during the hours of 8 a.m.-5 p.m., Monday-Friday. If you need immediate assistance from the Housing Office please call 757-259-5340.

Employment Commission -

Child Care for Essential Personnel : Child Care Aware of VA 1-866-KIDS-TLC and 

Meals for Students: Williamsburg-James City County Public Schools is offering free grab and go breakfasts and lunches on Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays from 8-10 a.m. at the following locations. Students must be present for families to pick up a meal.

  • Toano Middle School, 7817 Richmond Road, Toano, VA 23168
  • Warhill High School, 4615 Opportunity Way, Williamsburg, VA 23188
  • James Blair Middle School, 101 Longhill Road, Williamsburg, VA 23185
  • James River Elementary School, 8901 Pocahontas Trail, Williamsburg, VA 23188

If you need assistance with food, shelter, rent, utilities or other basic needs, the United Way of the Virginia Peninsula can help connect you to resources. 757-229-2222 and