We are proud to be part of a community with so many invaluable resources. In addition to GWOM, these are local organizations and resources we trust.
Avalon is the regional state-recognized, -funded and -accredited agency for domestic violence and sexual assault, including rape and human trafficking. They serve more than 600 people a year in Williamsburg, James City County, York County, Poquoson, New Kent, West Point and Charles City.
Housing Crisis Hotline
The Housing Crisis Hotline is the region’s starting point for anyone who is experiencing a housing crisis and in need of shelter, case management, and related services. Hotline staff will work to connect you to available services with local providers.
The Salvation Army, an international movement, is an evangelical part of the universal Christian church. Its message is based on the Bible. Its ministry is motivated by the love of God. Its mission is to preach the gospel of Jesus Christ and to meet human needs in His name without discrimination.
The United Way
The mission of the United Way of Greater Williamsburg is to
“Improve lives by mobilizing the caring power of people and community.”
Community of Faith Mission is the only emergency winter shelter program serving homeless men, women and families in the Greater Williamsburg Area. They are a collaboration of more than 30 faith-based congregations, a dozen community partners, and thousands of volunteers offering help and hope to the area’s most vulnerable citizens.
3E Restoration partners with faith communities to encourage, equip, and empower them to walk in relationship with “Friends/Families in Need” to help them transition from homelessness/extreme poverty to holistic sufficiency through community and God’s sufficiency.
Williamsburg House of Mercy
Williamsburg House of Mercy is our area’s only complete care center for the homeless. Dedicated and trained, staff and volunteers work daily to meet the needs of the homeless and struggling in our community through financial assistance, permanent housing assistance, access to medical care and mental health services, food, transportation, and so much more.