Resources & City Emergency Contacts

City Emergency Contacts

  • City Manager's Office
    Phone: 757-220-6100
  • Fire
    Phone: 757-220-6220 (non-emergency; in an emergency call 911)
  • Human Services
    Phone: 757-220-6161 (Call the City's Human Services Department for special needs assistance)
  • Police
    Phone: 757-220-2331 (non-emergency; in an emergency call 911)
  • Public Works
    Phone: 757-220-6140 (After hours 757-220-6196)

Emergency Operations Center

If the City declares a local emergency you will be notified that the Emergency Operations Center (EOC) has been activated. Emergency Operations Center: 444 N Boundary Street, 757-259-7200


The City of Williamsburg operates a shelter at the Quarterpath Recreation Center, 202 Quarterpath Road. The City will make an announcement through local media if the shelter has been opened. Download information on what to bring (PDF).

Neighborhood Response Team (NRT)

Know your Neighborhood Response Team (NRT). The NRTs are trained citizen volunteers in your neighborhood who assist City officials during emergencies. For more information, contact Human Services Director Peter Walentisch at 757-220-6161


The City of Williamsburg is a host jurisdiction during an evacuation of coastal areas. If citizens need to evacuate, Interstate 64 and Route 60 West are the primary routes to leave the City.

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