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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)

High Alert Aug 8, 2014 DFSS To Hold 6 Citywide Resource Fairs on September 12th
High Alert Jun 5, 2014 Pet Summer Safety Tips for Extreme Heat
High Alert May 21, 2014 Consumer Self-Help Guide Now Available
Low Alert Apr 24, 2014 $1.00 RTA Photo Fee Waived

Most Recent News (Parents)

Aug 05,2014 MAYOR EMANUEL, DSS ANNOUNCE 'PITCH IN CHICAGO' COMMUNITY CLEAN UP
Jul 07,2014 Taste of Chicago sponsors add activities and special offerings to the Taste of Chicago experience July 9-13
Jun 26,2014 Mayor Emanuel Kicks Off The Chicago Summer of Learning and Earning 2014
May 30,2014 Friday Was A 4-Star Day For Service
Apr 11,2014 The Chicago Air and Water Show Returns to the Lakefront August 16-17

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