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 15, 2015||DFSS announces 2015 participating organizations for three One Summer Chicago (OSC) programs (Greencorps, Summer Youth Employment Program and One Summer Chicago Plus)|
|Jun 29, 2015||Mayor Emanuel Announces 2015 Launch Of One Summer Chicago Jobs Program|
|Jun 2, 2015||Mayor Rahm Emanuel Nominates Lisa Morrison Butler To Be Commissioner Of The Department Of Family And Support Services|
|Apr 16, 2015||Mayor Emanuel Announces 24,000 Job Opportunities Available For Youth Through One Summer Chicago 2015|
|Mar 27, 2015||Mayor Emanuel, Congressman Rush And CTA President Claypool Announce Expanded Second Chance Program|
|Mar 18, 2015||City Council Authorizes Federal Funding To Support The Bridges To Pathways Juvenile Justice Program|
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