Community Programs are state and/or local initiatives implemented by the department.
Children's Services Act For At-Risk Youth and Families [CSA].
This system brings together local agencies to address out-of-home placement, in-home services, and community wrap-around services for at-risk youth. For more information please see the Stepping Stones Brochure.
Emergency Weekly Homeless Shelter Program.
Community of Faith Mission, a faith-based, non-governmental organization, provides emergency shelter and food on a weekly basis from November through March for men, women and families who are homeless in the Greater Williamsburg area. Printable shelter schedule here.
Social workers make home visits, provide nursing home screens, and case management services, as well as networking with local Aging and Disability Resource Center and other providers.
Emergency Assistance and Outreach Services.
Homeless intervention, prevention, and community support services to individuals and families in crisis.
Youth and Family Services.
Community-based, family-oriented programs that were created to promote safe and stable families, promoting the goals of self-sufficiency, academic and career achievement, and positive integration into the life of the community. Includes the Summer Youth Achievement Program, and year round programs that offers mentoring and group activities. More information can be found in the Youth and Family Services Brochure.
Volunteer recruitment and training for CERT and other Neighborhood Response Team activities. For more information please visit our Neighborhood Response Teams page.
The 9th District Court Service Unit serves eleven jurisdictions, which includes the two cities of Poquoson and Williamsburg, and nine counties of Charles City, Gloucester, King and Queen, King William, Mathews, Middlesex, New Kent, James City, and York.
Services include intake, probation, parole, and pre-dispositional investigations. The 9th District CSU is also the site of the state video intake for the Department. The Williamsburg Office serves Williamsburg and James City and is the district office for the unit.
All programs and services are provided without regard to race, color, national origin, disability, sex, age, political beliefs, or religion.