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The Chicago Department of Family and Support Services provides a number of services to assist parents and their children.  The department supports the city’s network of child care, Early Head Start and Head Start providers who provide a range of parenting resources, as well as care and developmental offerings for young children. The department also supports a variety of out-of-school time and career exploration opportunities for young people.

Alerts (Parents)

Severe Alert Jul 13, 2015 Canine Influenza Information
High Alert Jun 5, 2015 Pet Summer Safety Tips for Extreme Heat

Most Recent News (Parents)

Jul 29,2015 City Council Approves Appointment Of Lisa Morrison Butler As Commissioner Of The Department Of Family And Support Services
Jun 02,2015 Mayor Rahm Emanuel Nominates Lisa Morrison Butler To Be Commissioner Of The Department Of Family And Support Services
May 15,2015 Millennium Park Announces 3rd Annual Summer Film Series
May 12,2015 City of Chicago Announces Music Lineup for 35th Annual Taste of Chicago—The World’s Largest Free Admission Food Festival
May 07,2015 Millennium Park Summer Celebration features Free Art Exhibits, Family Fun, Films, Tours, Workouts, Music and More

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