If you are in need of help, we encourage you to reach out to the organizations listed below. We do not provide direct assistance, but we do support these partner organizations. If we get a referral from them for additional help we are often able to step in with assistance through the respective organization.

community assistance

click on the organization name to be directed to their site


House of Mercy

  • Fresh food once a week on Wednesdays on the drive-thru food pantry line. Call to pre-register at 757-253-0664
  • Shelf-stable foods drive-thru food pantry is open Wednesday-Thursday from 10am to 1pm. No pre-registration is required.

W&M Campus Food Exchange

  • Confidential program for students, faculty, and staff
  • Fall/Spring Hours: Monday, 1-3pm, Thursday 4:30-6:30pm, Saturday 3-5pm
  • Summer Hours:  By Appointment Only

FISH Food Pantry

  • Monday-Friday: 10:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.
  • 1st Saturday:  10:00 a.m.–2:00 p.m.

St. Olaf Food Pantry

  • Monday - Friday 10 AM - Noon
  • First Friday of every month from 5 PM - 7 PM

Grove Christian Outreach

  • Pantry is open Mondays 11am-2pm, Tuesdays 1pm-6pm and Fridays 9am-1pm
  • If you find yourself in an emergency situation outside of pantry hours, call 757-887-1100

Salvation Army

  • Food Pantry:  Monday - Friday 8:30 AM - 4:30 PM


Williamsburg Community of Faith Winter Shelter

  • Weekly shelter and dinner/breakfast for homeless at local Williamsburg churches during winter months

House of Mercy

  • Rapid Rehousing designed to assist homeless individuals and families


Grove Christian Outreach

  • Community Clothing Closet is open and available by appointment on Wednesday's and walk-in visits on Mondays from 1-3:30pm and Fridays from 10am-12pm. Please call the Center at 757-887-1100 to schedule your Wednesday appointment.

FISH Clothing and Housewares

  • Clothing, and small housewares to residents of Williamsburg, James City County and York County


3e Restoration

  • 757-345-6028
    5248 Olde Towne Rd Suite 3
    Williamsburg, VA 23188

FISH, Inc.

  • 775-220-9739
    312 2nd St
    Williamsburg, VA 23185

House of Mercy

  • 757-229-3700
    10 Harrison Ave
    Williamsburg, VA 23185

James City County Human Service Center

  • 757-259-3100
    5249 Olde Towne Rd
    Williamsburg, VA 23188

United Way

  • 757-229-2222
    101 York Crossing Rd
    Yorktown, VA 23692

Williamsburg Department of Human Services

  • 757-220-6161
    401 Lafayette St
    Williamsburg, VA 23185