UPDATE MARCH 30, 2020:  The following City of Williamsburg buildings and facilities are closed to the public through April 23:  Municipal Building, Stryker Center, Quarterpath Recreation Center, Waller Mill Park, Police Department and Fire Station (only required staff will be at work, others will be teleworking). Governor Northam issued a "stay at home" executive order through June 10, 2020. Business assistance information can be found here. The City's telephone hotline (for city service questions):  (757) 259-7200 and the Virginia Health Dept. call center (for COVID-19 questions/concerns):  (757) 594-7069.

Financial Assistance Program

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Financial Assistance Program
The Financial Assistance Program has been established to assist qualifying residents with financial hardship the opportunity to experience programs offered by the Parks and Recreation Department at a reduced rate. Discount rates range from 20% to 75% based on the applicant’s total gross household income. Approved Williamsburg Parks and Recreation discounted rates apply to James City County Parks and Recreation programs as well.

Assistance is based on gross income and size of household for City of Williamsburg residents, as well as residents that have been approved for the Human Services Food Stamp Program.

Applying for Assistance
Forms are available at the Quarterpath Recreation Center located at 202 Quarterpath Road or online at Completed applications, with required documentation, are accepted at the Quarterpath Recreation Center. Incomplete applications will not be accepted. Residents receiving services from the City of Williamsburg Human Services Department must first submit their completed application to their eligibility representative for verification and signature.

Income Eligibility Guidelines
July 1, 2019 – June 30, 2020

No in Household Period  75%  50%  20% 
 1 Annual $0 - $12,000 $12,001 - $22,000 $22,001 - $40,000
 2 Annual $0 - $16,500 $16,501 - $30,000 $30,001 - $45,000
 3 Annual $0 - $20,500 $20,501 - $37,000 $37,001 - $50,000
 4 Annual $0 - $25,000 $25,001 - $44,500 $45,001 - $55,000
 5 or more Annual  $0 - $29,000 $29,001 - $52,000  $52,001 - $60,000

All levels are gross income

Income is defined as any money or cash equivalents received for work or through investments such as earnings, salary, pay, wages, goods or services or from sources including, but not limited to rents, capital interest or profits.


Downloadable Forms:
Financial Assistance Program
Financial Assistance Program Agreement
Financial Assistance Program Application