The Connecticut Statewide Citizen Corps Advisory Council (SCCC) serves as an ESF-5 working group of the DEMHS Advisory Council. The Council's primary purpose is to make policy recommendations to the Deputy Commissioner of DEMHS and to brief the DEMHS Advisory Council with regard to the implementation of statewide strategic planning for the Connecticut Citizen Corps Program. The SCCC Operates in accordance with the Connecticut Statewide Citizen Corps Advisory Council Bylaws.
Citizen Corps Funding
The Statewide Citizen Corps Program (CCP) is a sub-program of the Homeland Security Grant Program (HSGP). CCP funds are allocated and requested at the Homeland Security Working Group annually by the Statewide Citizen Corps Advisory Council (SCCC). These funds are used to support the annual goals and mission of the SCCC and provides funding for planning and training for the continued sustainment and growth of Citizen Corps (CERT and MRC) teams statewide.
Citizen Corps CCP Spotlight
The Connecticut Statewide Citizen Corps Council is the winner of the FEMA Outstanding Citizen Corps Council Award for 2017.
The First SCCC meeting of 2019 will be held on Thursday, January 17, 2019 at DESPP HQ Room 349 at 1:30-3:30 PM.