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.
|Apr 1, 2014||2014 Summer Food Service Program|
|Jun 26, 2014||Mayor Emanuel Kicks Off The Chicago Summer of Learning and Earning 2014|
|May 30, 2014||Friday Was A 4-Star Day For Service|
|Apr 30, 2014||Mayor Emanuel Proclaims May To Be Older Americans Month In Chicago|
|Apr 9, 2014||Mayor Emanuel Announces Expanded Citywide Summer Of Learning And Earning Initiative With Over 10,000 Additional Learning And Employment Opportunities For Chicago Youth|
|Mar 28, 2014||Mayor Emanuel More Than Doubles Jobs and Training for Formerly Incarcerated Inidividuals Since Taking Office|
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