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.
|Mar 18, 2015||City Council Authorizes Federal Funding To Support The Bridges To Pathways Juvenile Justice Program|
|Mar 18, 2015||City Council Authorizes Federal Funding To Provide 1,100 More Early Head Start Slots For Infants And Toddlers|
|Mar 5, 2015||Summer Jobs for Immigrant Youth to Teach Communities about Administrative Relief|
|Feb 26, 2015||Mayor Emanuel Announces Expansion, Upgrade Of Domestic Violence Pilot Program|
|Feb 17, 2015||Mayor Emanuel Announces $10 Million Private Investment, Tripling One Summer Chicago Plus Youth Job Opportunities|
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