DFSS’ opportunities for growth continue into the adolescent and teen years through the department’s range of youth services. DFSS supports thousands out-of-school time opportunities that allow youth to explore their talents and continue learning outside of the classroom. The department also encourages young people to explore career development and gain marketable workforce skills through employment programs such as the Youth Workforce Investment Act program and Chicago’s summer youth employment program.
|Apr 11, 2016||Mayor Emanuel Announces Funding To Restore Youth Employment At Shuttered Site|
|Mar 14, 2016||Mayor Emanuel Announces 25,000 Summer Youth Job Opportunities Available Through 2016 One Summer Chicago Program|
|Feb 15, 2016||Local Talent Sought For Mayor Emanuel's Teens In The Park (T.I.P.) Fest|
|Jul 6, 2015||Mayor Emanuel Visits Youth Participating in a One Summer Chicago Plus Community Improvement Project|
|Jun 29, 2015||Mayor Emanuel Announces 2015 Launch Of One Summer Chicago Jobs Program|