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  Adolescent and School Health 
The Office of Adolescent and School Health (OASH) maximizes resources to promote and improve children's health throughout Chicago.

 

  Analysis of Social Security Benefits  
Benefits Analysis is a detailed explanation for SSI/SSDI on the affects of working and receiving benefits.

 

  Before and After School Programs 
Before and after school programs provide a safe, fun environment for all students to participate in academic, leisure and recreational activities outside of the traditional school day. Students are exposed to a variety of experiences including sports, literacy, and technology.

 

  Bike Parking 
Bike Parking is an essential part of bicycling facilities in all cities, providing the bicyclist with a secure place to lock their bike at their trip destination.

 

  Disability Mentoring Day 
Disability Mentoring Day is the first step in the Mayor's Office for People with Disabilities' year-long Youth Employment Program.

 

  Domestic Violence Help Line 
The Office on Domestic Violence continues to house and oversee the operation of the City of Chicago Domestic Violence Help Line. The Help Line is a 24-hour, toll-free confidential number that functions as a clearinghouse for domestic violence services and information.

 

  Enroll in a School 
Enrollment decisions should be made in the best educational interest of your child. In addition to your neighborhood school, CPS offers a variety of programs that appeal to students' interests and talents.

 

  Find Out about Recommended Childhood Immunizations 
Vaccines are among the most successful and cost effective public health tools available for preventing disease and death.

 

  Find a City College 
The City Colleges of Chicago is a network of seven Colleges. Find one nearest you.

 

  Find a School 
Find public schools in Chicago by entering the school name, its zip code, and/or by selecting from the search options below.

 

  Groundhog Job Shadow Day 
Groundhog Job Shadow day (GJSD) is the second step in MOPD’s Youth Employment Program for students with disabilities. GJSD is a national event that is coordinated locally by MOPD and the Chicago Public Schools.

 

  HomeMod - Program 
Sponsored by the Mayor's Office for People with Disabilities (MOPD), the HomeMod Program will allow people with disabilities, who are under the age of sixty, to receive home modifications that make their living environment accessible.

 

  Illinois Domestic Violence Data and Information (ILDVDI) Clearinghouse 
The ILDVDI Clearinghouse is a collaborative effort of the Department of Family and Support Services, Division on Domestic Violence (DDV) and the Domestic Violence Coordinated Response Council. The ILDVDI Clearinghouse was developed to create easy access to domestic violence related data and information available in Illinois, to increase knowledge about Illinois and Chicago area victims of domestic violence, and to better serve and improve the lives of Illinois domestic violence victims and their families.

 

  Job Training and Placement Referral 
Job Training and Placement Referral is a service provided to people with disabilities under the age of 60 through MOPD's network of employment program partners.

 

  Juvenile Intervention Support Center 
The Juvenile Intervention Support Center (JISC) is a pilot program that uses a multi-disciplinary approach and interagency partnerships to provide prevention and intervention services to help youth arrested for low level misdemeanor offenses and youth at risk for juvenile justice system involvement.

 

(Online Service) Library Services Library Services 
Services are provided by the Chicago Public Library free of charge; some may require a valid library card.

 

  Locations with free online access to Job Postings 
Access to City of Chicago job postings is available at city locations including Chicago Public libraries and the CAREERS Service Center in City Hall.

 

  One Summer Chicago 
Find information on summer programming for youths

 

(Online Service) One Summer Chicago One Summer Chicago 
One Summer Chicago

 

(Online Service) Request a Bike Map Request a Bike Map 
Fill out a form with your name and address, and the CDOT Bicycle Program will mail you the most recent version of the Chicago Bike Map.

 

  School Age Programs 
Out-of-school time is a crucial period for a young person's development. Then Chicago Department of Family and Support Services (FSS) funds organizations that provide a variety of fun, challenging and safe ways for young people to develop self-esteem, a sense of responsibility and life skills.

 

  Shelter System 
The City of Chicago, Department of Family and Support Services (DFSS) funds a network of community based shelters that support individuals who are in crisis and the chronically homeless.

 

  Summer Nutrition Program 
When school is out for the summer, Chicago residents 18 years of age or younger can access free, nutritional meals at dozens of locations around the city through the Summer Nutrition Program.

 

(Online Service) Technology Resources and Services in Chicago Technology Resources and Services in Chicago 
Connect Chicago is a service to help Chicago residents and visitors find places that offer free or affordable technology resources and services, like computers with Internet access and technology training.

 

  Tips on Caring for your Cat 
If you want your cat to live a long and healthy life, keep him/her inside.

 

  Tips on Caring for your Dog 
Proper house-training of a puppy (or adult dog) is essential if he/she is to be a welcome member of the family. Fortunately, dogs have instincts that make it easy to teach them proper habits if we are consistent and patient with them. Because dogs are den animals they prefer not to soil their sleeping area. This is the basis of house-training.

 

  Tobacco Prevention 
Preventing youth from smoking cigarettes is crucial in keeping them smoke-free for a lifetime. The Chicago Department of Public Health implements Project Towards No Tobacco Use (Project TNT) prevention program to middle age youth in schools and community-based organizations.

 

  Volunteer for the Chicago Conservation Corps 
The Chicago Conservation Corps (C3) recruits, trains, and supports a network of volunteers who work together to improve the quality of life in our neighborhoods and schools through environmental service projects.

 

  Want to become a Program Partner? 

 

  Warming Center 
Bitter cold temperatures are more than an inconvenience; they pose a serious threat to health and safety. The City of Chicago has many services available to help residents weather the winter months.

 

  Youth Activities in Chicago 
Then Chicago Department of Family and Support Services (FSS) funds organizations that provide a variety of fun, challenging and safe ways for young people to develop self-esteem, a sense of responsibility and life skills.