programs & Services
Williamsburg-James City County Community Action Agency (WJCC-CAA) helps people with lower incomes meet their basic needs, build stability, and set out on a path to prosperity through a variety of programs and services.
Head Start prepares WJCC’s most vulnerable young children to succeed in school and in life beyond school. To achieve this, our Head Start program delivers services to children age 3 to 5 and their families in core areas of early learning, health, and family well-being.
Project Discovery combines a nationally recognized curriculum of workshops that improve study skills, time management, and financial planning with assistance to students and parents applying for both admissions and financial aid.
The Emergency Food and Shelter Program is administered by WJCC-CAA in partnership with the United Way of the Virginia Peninsula. Program funds are used to provide the following, for eligible individuals and families:
Food, in the form of served meals or groceries.
Lodging in a mass shelter or hotel/motel.
Rent or mortgage payment(s), up to 90 days.
Utility bill(s), up to 90 days.
Equipment necessary to feed or shelter people, up to a $300 limit per item.
Emergency Food and Shelter Assistance
FREE | Williamsburg-James City County Community Action Agency (WJCC-CAA) Money Manage Counseling can help you make financial decisions that help you manage your expenses now and build assets for the future. Counseling can help you create a budget, understand your credit, and make plans to reach your financial goals.
The Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) grant program is an IRS initiative designed to support free tax preparation service for the underserved through various partner organizations. This service helps low- to moderate-income individuals, persons with disabilities, the elderly, and limited English speakers file their taxes each year.
Volunteer income Tax Assistance (VITA)