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.
|May 23, 2016||Mayor Emanuel And Alderman O’Shea Launch Operation Help-A-Hero To Support Formerly Homeless Veterans Citywide|
|May 20, 2016||Mayor Emanuel Announces New Investment To Expand One Summer Chicago Jobs Program To Reach Nearly 30,000 Youth|
|May 11, 2016||Mayor Emanuel Announces Extension Of Application Period For Summer Job Opportunities|
|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|