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The Chicago Department of Family and Support Services provides funding for more than 200 organizations that operate out-of-school programs for youth ages 6-18. Programs range from sports and recreation to arts, education and personal development, summer job resources are also available.  Other departments across the city provide programs and other online information focused specially for youth.  Provided below are links are citywide Services, News, Alerts, and Supporting Information useful for kids, and provided by departments all across the City.

Alerts (Youth/Teens)

High Alert Jun 5, 2015 Pet Summer Safety Tips for Extreme Heat
High Alert Apr 15, 2015 DFSS announces 2015 participating organizations for three One Summer Chicago (OSC) programs (Greencorps, Summer Youth Employment Program and One Summer Chicago Plus)

Most Recent News (Youth/Teens)

Jul 02,2015 The 57th Annual Chicago Air and Water Show – August 15 & 16
Jul 02,2015 Archibald Motley and Chicago House Music among highlights of the 2015 Summer DCASE Exhibitions
Jun 29,2015 Mayor Emanuel Announces 2015 Launch Of One Summer Chicago Jobs Program
Jun 02,2015 Mayor Rahm Emanuel Nominates Lisa Morrison Butler To Be Commissioner Of The Department Of Family And Support Services
May 12,2015 City of Chicago Announces Music Lineup for 35th Annual Taste of Chicago—The World’s Largest Free Admission Food Festival

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Supporting Information

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