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Williamsburg to Host Community Resource Event

(WYDaily Media)

WILLIAMSBURG — The Williamsburg Human Services Department’s Care Team announced that it’s hosting a community Resource Event on Tuesday, June 7 to help educate families on the local health and safety resources available to them.

From 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. there will be an open house event at the Williamsburg Community Building, 401 N. Boundary St.

The event is designed for City families and households who want to learn more about the public and private resource providers in the community. These resources include the local government’s Police, Human Services, Fire, and Parks and Recreation departments. Other services include employment and training organizations, emergency assistance programs for housing and food, and medical and mental health services.

According to a release, the Care Team is supported with funding from the Williamsburg Health Foundation to provide family-centered services aimed at improving the health and well-being of City of Williamsburg’s children and their families. It has a dedicated manager and registered nurse to offer an intensive level of support services to city families. The team helps families connect with community resources to address needs, navigate health and social systems, and gain knowledge and skills to lead a healthier lifestyle.

Attendees will also have an opportunity to enter a raffle to win gift baskets, cash, and gift cards.

For more information on The Care Team please head over to the City of Williamsburg’s official website.

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