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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 30, 2016 Pet Summer Safety Tips for Extreme Heat

Most Recent News (Youth/Teens)

Jul 25,2016 Mayor Emanuel And Emerson Collective Announce 23 Recipients Of Peace Grants
Jul 21,2016 City Officials Remind Chicagoans Of Extreme Summer Weather Precautions
Jun 30,2016 Mayor Emanuel Launches New Summer Campaign To Promote Expanded Summer Learning Programming And Activities For Youth Around The City
Jun 27,2016 Mayor Emanuel Kicks Off 2016 One Summer Chicago With Visit To Youth Workers
Jun 16,2016 Mayor Emanuel And Emerson Collective Announce Peace Mini Grants To Be Awarded For Youth-Led And Youth-Created Peace Initiatives This Summer

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Services

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Supporting Information

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