Children Services

Beginning in infancy, DFSS provides families with the resources they need to create a strong developmental and educational foundation for young children.  Through Early Head Start, Head Start and Child Care, Chicago’s youngest residents are afforded the opportunity to develop critical early literacy, school-readiness and socialization skills in a nurturing and stimulating environment that will prepare them for success in school and beyond.


 Department Main Office

Family & Support Services

  • Phone: 312.743.0300
    Toll Free:
    Fax: 312.743.0400
  • 1615 W. Chicago Ave
    5th Floor
    Chicago, IL 60622-5127   
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