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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 Jun 5, 2014 Pet Summer Safety Tips for Extreme Heat
High Alert May 21, 2014 Consumer Self-Help Guide Now Available
Low Alert Jul 25, 2014 ADA 24th Anniversary & Commemoration Day
Low Alert Apr 24, 2014 $1.00 RTA Photo Fee Waived

Most Recent News (Parents)

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
Apr 09,2014 Get Ready, Get Set… Fly! 16th Annual Chicago Kids and Kites Festival Returns to Lincoln Park on May 3

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