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.
|Dec 4, 2013||DFSS North Area Community Service Center Moving December 16th|
|Nov 1, 2013||Link Access at Farmers Markets Request for Proposal (RFP)|
|Sep 20, 2013||New Videos from DFSS: The One Summer Chicago/One Summer Chicago PLUS programs are changing lives. She how here: One of the success stories from our One Summer Chicago/One Summer Chicago PLUS programs is DeShawn Shepherd. Here is his story!|
|Aug 6, 2013||Study: Chicago's One Summer Plus Youth Employment Program Cuts Violent Crime Arrests in Half|
|Dec 3, 2013||Mayor Emanuel, State's Attorney Alvarez, And City Agencies To Create Inter-Governmental Domestic Violence Task Force|
|Nov 27, 2013||City Issues Winter Preparedness Information to Chicago Residents; DFSS Offers Warming Centers, Shelter and Transportation to Residents in Need|
|Nov 25, 2013||Mayor Emanuel And Vice President Biden Celebrate Chicago's First New Domestic Violence Shelter In More Than A Decade|
|Nov 20, 2013||North Area Veterans Resource Office Moving And Change In Hours|
|Nov 18, 2013||Community Service Center New Hours Take Effect December 1st|
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