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The Chicago Department of Family and Support Services provides families with a continuum of coordinated services and programs to enhance the lives of each family member beginning in infancy through the senior years.  The department, together with a network of delegate agencies, provides assistance to residents through services including, but not limited to, child care, household stabilization services, homeless services, workforce development and senior services.

Alerts (Families)

Severe Alert May 10, 2017 Taste of Chicago Concert Seating Tickets On Sale Now!
Severe Alert Apr 19, 2017 Jumping Jack Program Application Now Available!
High Alert May 8, 2017 2018 Community Development Grant Application (CDGA) Request For Proposal (RFP) For City Of Chicago Department Of Family And Support Services
High Alert May 1, 2017 2017 CSBG Scholarship Program
Low Alert Dec 21, 2016 The Mayor’s ADA 25 Literacy Task Force Report

Most Recent News (Families)

May 23,2017 Mayor Emanuel Announces City’s 37th Annual Taste of Chicago to Serve Up a Cultural Feast for Your Senses
May 18,2017 2017 Fifth Star Honors Presented by Allstate Insurance Company will Celebrate Chicago Artists Common, Jeanne Gang, Kerry James Marshall and Steppenwolf Theatre Company
May 15,2017 Respect. Honor. Remember.
May 04,2017 The Chicago House Party Celebrates the Dance Music Born in Chicago with DJs, Live Performances and Dancing in Millennium Park on Saturday, May 27
May 02,2017 City of Chicago Announces Complete Music Lineup For 37th Annual Taste of Chicago—A Free Cultural Experience For All Your Senses

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