The Chicago Department of Family and Support Services (DFSS) is a key player in Chicago’s effort to end homelessness. DFSS services include prevention, outreach, shelter and housing programs and supportive services.
In addition, DFSS staff assist residents during times of extreme weather. DFSS staff manage the City’s main warming and cooling centers, conduct well-being checks on at-risk residents, and provide transportation to shelter.
For more information on Homeless and Emergency Services, visit a DFSS Community Service Center , or call 311.
|Jan 26, 2014||Extreme Cold And Blustery Conditions Expected Through Tuesday|
|Jan 21, 2014||City Of Chicago Officials Provide Update On Winter Weather Response And Efforts To Help Keep Residents Safe As Extremely Frigid Temperatures And High Winds Continue|
|Dec 30, 2013||Bitter Cold and Wind Chills Expected All Week in Chicago|
|Aug 27, 2013||Mayor Emanuel Announces Release of Food Desert Data and New Interactive Efforts to Combat Food Deserts in Chicago|
|Jun 29, 2013||Mayor Emanuel Announces Restructuring Of Food Assistance Program Expands Network And Provides Better Services For Chicagoans In Need At The Same Cost|