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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)

Low Alert Mar 22, 2017 WIPA Spring Transition Fair - April 7, 2017
Low Alert Dec 21, 2016 The Mayor’s ADA 25 Literacy Task Force Report

Most Recent News (Families)

Mar 16,2017 Chicago City Markets Provide Access to Fresh Produce, Chicago-Made Products, Rare Finds and More
Mar 14,2017 Up, Up and Away at the Chicago Kids and Kites Festival
Feb 15,2017 Mayor Emanuel Joins 15 Mayors In Calling On Governor Rauner To Stop The Impasse And Introduce A Balanced State Budget
Feb 14,2017 Mayor Emanuel Joins Covenant House To Launch New Shelter And Services For Homeless Youth In Chicago
Jan 26,2017 City Of Chicago Conducts Annual Point In Time Count Of Homeless Population

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