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Chicago Department of Family and Support Services ("FSS") provides a variety of social, educational and recreational activities and programs for the senior community throughout Chicago.  In addition to programming provided by FSS, provided below are links to citywide Services, News, Alerts, and other Supporting Information that may be useful for seniors - provided by departments all across the City.

Alerts (Seniors)

Severe Alert May 20, 2016 Taste of Chicago Celebrity Chef du Jour Tickets On Sale Now!
Severe Alert Jan 1, 2016 Canine Influenza Information
High Alert May 2, 2016 May Is Older Americans Month In Chicago
High Alert May 2, 2016 Public Information Document to the 2016 - 2018 Area Plan on Aging Summary

Most Recent News (Seniors)

May 17,2016 Mayor Emanuel Announces City’s 36th Annual Taste of Chicago Festival to Include More Vendors and New Dining Experiences
May 12,2016 Respect. Honor. Remember.
May 09,2016 The Chicago Department of Cultural Affairs & Special Events and the Jazz Institute of Chicago Announce the Complete Lneup of the 38th Annual Chicago Jazz Festival to be held September 1-4, 2016 in Millennium Park & Chicago Cultural Center
May 06,2016 City Announces Public Hearings and Events in Celebration of Older Americans Month
Apr 28,2016 The 38th Annual Chicago Jazz Festival Festival to take place Labor Day Weekend; September 1-4, 2016 at Chicago Cultural Center & Millennium Park

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