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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 Oct 23, 2014 Volunteer for the 2015 Homeless Count
Low Alert Dec 10, 2014 9th Annual College Summit for Youth and Young Adults with Disabilities - Saturday, April 18, 2015

Most Recent News (Youth/Teens)

Dec 17,2014 Mayor's Commission For A Safer Chicago Releases Collaborative Anti-Violence Report
Dec 08,2014 "Science" Magazine Publishes Favorable Findings About One Summer Plus Study By UPENN
Nov 05,2014 Millennium Park’s McCormick Tribune Ice Rink opens Friday, November 14
Nov 05,2014 The Atkinson family tree from Elgin, Illinois will shine in Daley Plaza as Chicago’s official Christmas Tree
Oct 29,2014 The Department of Cultural Affairs and Special Events, Young Chicago Authors and Free Spirit Media Launch The Chicago Track

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Supporting Information

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