DFSS’ opportunities for growth continue into the adolescent and teen years through the department’s range of youth services. DFSS supports thousands out-of-school time opportunities that allow youth to explore their talents and continue learning outside of the classroom. The department also encourages young people to explore career development and gain marketable workforce skills through employment programs such as the Youth Workforce Investment Act program and Chicago’s summer youth employment program.
|Mar 1, 2017||Request For Proposals (RFP) For Project Innovation: Originally Designed Youth Programming|
|Mar 21, 2017||Mayor Emanuel Announces Mentoring Initiative Expands To Serve Additional 1,200 Youth In Highest Need Communities This Spring|
|Mar 14, 2017||Mayor Emanuel Encourages Youth to Apply to One Summer Chicago 2017|
|Feb 24, 2017||Mayor Emanuel Expands Working On Womanhood (WOW) Mentoring Services For 1,500 Young Women This Fall|
|Jan 30, 2017||Mayor Emanuel And Thrive Chicago Announce Opportunity Youth Summit To Drive Citywide Action|
|Jan 3, 2017||Mayor Emanuel Expands Mentoring Services For Another 660 Youth, Nearing Halfway Point To Overall Mentoring Goal|