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The Chicago Department of Family and Support Services provides families with a continuum of coordinated services and programs to enhance the lives of each family member beginning in infancy through the senior years.  The department, together with a network of delegate agencies, provides assistance to residents through services including, but not limited to, child care, household stabilization services, homeless services, workforce development and senior services.

Alerts (Families)

High Alert Nov 17, 2014 Holiday Shortened Hours
High Alert Oct 23, 2014 Volunteer for the 2015 Homeless Count
High Alert Aug 12, 2014 Know Before You Book A Vacation Rental

Most Recent News (Families)

Dec 11,2014 Mayor Announces Expansion of High-Quality Early Educational Programming to 2,200 Children
Nov 16,2014 Dance-Along Nutcracker®
Nov 15,2014 As Winter Chill Takes Hold, Mayor Emanuel Joins City Departments to Remind Residents To Take Precautions During Cold Weather
Nov 05,2014 Millennium Park’s McCormick Tribune Ice Rink opens Friday, November 14
Nov 05,2014 The Atkinson family tree from Elgin, Illinois will shine in Daley Plaza as Chicago’s official Christmas Tree

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