The Social Services Agency of Santa Clara County works in partnership and collaboration with our Commissions, Committees and Councils to ensure Department and Agency services are aligned with the Agency's Mission to promote wellbeing in our community, among individuals, children, families and seniors in Santa Clara County.
The Senior Care Commission (SCC)
The Senior Care Commission (SCC) is made up of five main subcommittees; Executive, Community Care, Institutional Care, Protective Issues, and Legislative. The role of the subcommittees is to expand awareness for the senior community, participate in resolving concerns regarding senior wellness and safety, advocate for senior programs, and track and advocate for senior legislation.
The Social Services Advisory Commission (SSAC)
The Social Services Advisory Commission (SSAC) has three main subcommittees: Executive, Direct Services, and Advocacy. The SSAC subcommittees serve as work meetings to discuss and receive reports on Agency directives and initiatives that are later brought forth to the Regular Commission Meeting.
The Child Abuse Prevention Council
The Child Abuse Prevention Council, Interagency Collaboration and Public Awareness Committee works to prevent and respond to all forms of child abuse and neglect through community partnerships, education, collaboration, and advocacy.