The Chicago Department of Family and Support Services (DFSS) is a key player in Chicago’s effort to end homelessness. DFSS services include prevention, outreach, shelter and housing programs and supportive services.
In addition, DFSS staff assist residents during times of extreme weather. DFSS staff manage the City’s main warming and cooling centers, conduct well-being checks on at-risk residents, and provide transportation to shelter.
For more information on Homeless and Emergency Services, visit a DFSS Community Service Center , or call 311.
|Nov 1, 2013||Link Access at Farmers Markets Request for Proposal (RFP)|
|Aug 27, 2013||Mayor Emanuel Announces Release of Food Desert Data and New Interactive Efforts to Combat Food Deserts in Chicago|
|Jun 29, 2013||Mayor Emanuel Announces Restructuring Of Food Assistance Program Expands Network And Provides Better Services For Chicagoans In Need At The Same Cost|
|May 7, 2013||Improvements to Emergency Food Assistance Program|
|Feb 21, 2013||Chicago Alliance and City of Chicago release first Semi-Annual Progress Report for Plan 2.0|
|Jan 21, 2013||Warming Center at 10 S Kedzie Open Monday Jan 21st|