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Community & Support Services Advisory Council (CSSAC)

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The Community and Support Services Advisory Council (CSSAC) is a 15-member citizen body that reviews applications and makes recommendations for grant funds available to agencies that provide social services to Salt Lake County residents. 

The funds reviewed by the advisory council support programs addressing:

  • Domestic Violence
  • Homeless Prevention
  • Refugee Resettlement
  • Job Training Services


Meeting Agenda & Minutes

Unless otherwise specified, meetings will be held every Thursday.

Time: 12:00 p.m. - 2:00 p.m.
Location: Hybrid Meeting: Both In Person and Virtual accommodations have been made.
Physical Location: 2001 South State Street, S2-950 Salt Lake City Utah 84114

Virtual Location: WebEx

Archived CSSAC Meetings

Meet the Council


Marisol Vidal


Jared Aranda


Rex Marler


Turner Bitton


Board Vice Chair

Christine Gianchetta-Nguyen


Board Chair

Robert Brough


Jacob Lawson


Edward Castro Bennett

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Join the Council

Community & Support Services Advisory Council (CSSAC) recommends grants to help domestic violence, homeless prevention, refugee resettlement, and more. Learn about meeting times and council members, find meeting agendas, and volunteer.

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