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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 Oct 2, 2014 FY 2015 Area Plan on Aging Amendment
High Alert Oct 1, 2014 DFSS Senior Centers Instructor Application
High Alert May 21, 2014 Consumer Self-Help Guide Now Available
Low Alert Oct 16, 2014 Pace Suburban Budgets Public Hearings
Low Alert Aug 21, 2014 Intake process for DPD’s 2015 Roof/Porch Assistance Program begins September 4, 2014

Most Recent News (Seniors)

Oct 08,2014 City Council Adopts Mayor Emanuel's Resolution on Domestic Violence
Sep 08,2014 Senior Fest 2014
Sep 08,2014 Ride Free Permit Expiration Date Quickly Approaching
Sep 05,2014 Chicago Cultural Center Pulls an All-Nighter
Aug 08,2014 DFSS To Hold 6 Citywide Resource Fairs on September 12th

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Supporting Information

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