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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.

Most Recent News (Youth/Teens)

Sep 17,2015 “Wired Fridays” Series Ignites Lunchtime with DJs and Electronic Dance Music
Sep 03,2015 Chicago's Divvy Bike Share Teams With T-Mobile To Deliver Free Rides On Three Saturdays In September
Jul 29,2015 City Council Approves Appointment Of Lisa Morrison Butler As Commissioner Of The Department Of Family And Support Services
Jul 06,2015 Mayor Emanuel Visits Youth Participating in a One Summer Chicago Plus Community Improvement Project
Jul 02,2015 The 57th Annual Chicago Air and Water Show – August 15 & 16

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