Employee Programs

Employee Assistance Program

This program offers 5 free counseling sessions to employees, dependents, and other household members. The Employee Assistance Program can help with a variety of problems including stress, family issues, child/adolescent issues, and more.

Employee Homeownership Program

This program assists County employees in purchasing a primary residence in James City County or the City of Williamsburg, subject to VHDA income limits. Savings are matched on a dollar-for-dollar basis up to a maximum of $3,000.

Tuition Assistance

Upon completion of the introductory period, employees are eligible for payment of tuition costs up to a maximum dollar amount each year.

Public Service Loan Forgiveness

James City County qualifies as a public service organization to help you qualify for this trial student loan forgiveness program (federal direct loan). For more information, visit the Federal Student Aid website.

Working Toward Wellness

The Working Towards Wellness program is designed to provide County employees with the information and resources needed to achieve and maintain a healthy and fit lifestyle. In order to assist employees with achieving fitness goals, employees are eligible for the James City County Corporate Pass which offers discounted rates for the Community Center Access.