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.
|Oct 28, 2014||Senior Center Programming Health Promotion Services for Older Adults Request for Proposal (RFP)|
|Oct 24, 2014||Senior Satellite Center Operator RFP - North Park|
|Oct 23, 2014||Volunteer for the 2015 Homeless Count|
|Oct 2, 2014||FY 2015 Area Plan on Aging Amendment|
|Oct 8, 2014||City Council Adopts Mayor Emanuel's Resolution on Domestic Violence|
|Sep 29, 2014||Mayor Emanuel and Cook County Board President Preckwinkle Announce More Than 22,500 Chicago Youth Hired Through One Summer Chicago 2014|
|Sep 15, 2014||Mayor Emanuel Announces Plan To End Veteran Homelessness In Chicago By 2015|
|Sep 8, 2014||Senior Fest 2014|
|Aug 8, 2014||DFSS To Hold 6 Citywide Resource Fairs on September 12th|
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