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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 Oct 9, 2014 Cold Weather Pet Care
High Alert May 21, 2014 Consumer Self-Help Guide Now Available
Low Alert Oct 16, 2014 Pace Suburban Budgets Public Hearings
Low Alert Sep 10, 2014 Town Hall Meeting on Emergency Preparedness for People with Disabilities, Wednesday, October 22nd, 2014

Most Recent News (Parents)

Oct 08,2014 City Council Adopts Mayor Emanuel's Resolution on Domestic Violence
Oct 06,2014 Happy Hauntings at Chicago Cultural Center offers a new home for the City Of Chicago’s Halloween Festival, October 23-26
Sep 24,2014 Juicebox Series kicks-off at Chicago Cultural Center on October 3
Sep 08,2014 Ride Free Permit Expiration Date Quickly Approaching
Aug 08,2014 DFSS To Hold 6 Citywide Resource Fairs on September 12th

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