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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)

High Alert Aug 19, 2016 Area 12 Request for Letters of Intent for the State Long-Term Care Ombudsman Program
High Alert Jul 15, 2016 2017 DFSS Senior Centers Instruction Application
High Alert Jun 30, 2016 Pet Summer Safety Tips for Extreme Heat
Low Alert Aug 17, 2016 Top 3 ways to ‘take flight’ this month
Low Alert Aug 11, 2016 Top 3 Summer Workouts

Most Recent News (Seniors)

Aug 22,2016 Indoor Service Animal Pet Relief Area at Midway International Airport
Aug 16,2016 Cindy Crawford, Fred Willard, Chester Gregory, Shemekia Copeland and Others will Shine a Light on Chicago’s Arts Scene at the Fifth Star Awards, September 14 in Millennium Park
Aug 05,2016 18th Annual World Music Festival Chicago Announces Full Lineup Featuring Diverse International Musicians September 9–25
Aug 03,2016 Charles Tillman will Tandem Jump with the U.S. Army Golden Knights at the 58th Annual Chicago Air and Water Show on Saturday, August 20
Jul 26,2016 For the Eighth Year in a Row, the Chicago Jazz Festival is Proud to Present The Chicago Community Trust Jazz On The Rooftop Stage

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Supporting Information

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