The Chicago Department of Family & Support Services (DFSS) is dedicated to supporting a continuum of coordinated services to enhance the lives of Chicago residents, particularly those most in need, from birth through the senior years. The department works to promote the independence and well-being of individuals, support families and strengthen neighborhoods by providing direct assistance and administering resources to a network of community-based organizations, social service providers and institutions.
DFSS offers direct services and referrals for specialized assistance to residents and families in need through its six Community Service Centers. The DFSS Division on Domestic Violence is dedicated to promoting a coordinated multi-system response to domestic violence in Chicago. And the department’s Senior Services Area Agency on Aging administers a variety of informational and recreational programs through our Regional and Satellite Senior Centers, designed to address the diverse needs and interests of older Chicagoans, from those who are healthy and active, to those who are frail and homebound.
|Jan 29, 2014||Mayor Rahm Emanuel Announces Start Of The 2014 Chicago EITC Campaign|
|Jan 28, 2014||Mayor Emanuel, Chicago Police Department, Department Of Family And Support Services Announce A 40 Percent Decrease In Youth Violence In 2013|
|Jan 26, 2014||Extreme Cold And Blustery Conditions Expected Through Tuesday|
|Jan 21, 2014||City Of Chicago Officials Provide Update On Winter Weather Response And Efforts To Help Keep Residents Safe As Extremely Frigid Temperatures And High Winds Continue|
|Dec 30, 2013||Bitter Cold and Wind Chills Expected All Week in Chicago|
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