IF YOU NEED IMMEDIATE ASSISTANCE CALL THE COMMUNITY RESOURCE CENTER AT (757)229-2222 OR VISIT THEIR WEBSITE FOR MORE INFORMATION.
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The purpose of the Greater Williamsburg Outreach Mission, Ltd. (GWOM Ltd.) is to meet the needs of individuals in the Greater Williamsburg area who are homeless, at risk of becoming homeless, or have other basic needs for assistance. GWOM Ltd. serves those areas represented by the faith community in the City of Williamsburg, James City County, and the Waller Mill, Queens Lake and Magruder Precincts of Upper York County.
GWOM helped establish the 3E Restoration Process in 2013 and 2014 and is currently planning to open The Harbor, a respite day shelter, in October 2015.
Founding GWOM Chair David Benedict Passes the Baton
At the January meeting of the Greater Williamsburg Outreach Mission (GWOM), the former Board of Directors Chair, David Benedict (Seated left), presents the new Board Chair just elected, Shannon Woloszynowski, with a framed copy of the 2012 certificate of incorporation, establishing GWOM as a non-profit interfaith organization dedicated to assisting the homeless. Shannon is the Social Ministry Director at St. Bede Catholic Church. Others elected to continue as Officers of GWOM are Carl Gerhold, Vice-Chair, and Secretary/Treasurer Helen Hansen. Also present are representatives of GWOM members from 21 faith groups that are collaborating on permanent solutions to end homelessness in the Williamsburg area.