Information on Plan 2.0 and efforts to prevent and end homelessness including 2.0 updates and Point-In-Time reports:
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.
|May 31, 2016||Mayor Emanuel Announces Elks National Service Commission Grant To Support Chicago In Addressing Veterans Homelessness|
|Apr 25, 2016||Mayor Emanuel Announces Pilot To Address Chronic Homelessness With Viable Housing Options For Residents|
|Apr 13, 2016||Mayor Emanuel Announces Covenant House International To Expand Shelter For Homeless Youth In Chicago|
|Mar 31, 2016||Mayor Emanuel Launches Citywide Task Force To Reduce Homelessness Citywide|
|Mar 17, 2016||Chicago Joins Twenty-two Communities Across the Country Join Voices of Youth Count|