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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)

High Alert Sep 23, 2016 Mayor Emanuel Outlines Comprehensive Public Safety Strategy
High Alert Sep 23, 2016 Top 3 Chicago markets this fall
High Alert Sep 1, 2016 Top 5 free music events in September
High Alert Jun 30, 2016 Pet Summer Safety Tips for Extreme Heat

Most Recent News (Families)

Sep 12,2016 City Of Chicago Announces A 13 Percent Decrease In Homelessness Since 2015
Sep 07,2016 City of Chicago, Allstate to give “Rising Star” Youth Award to Joshlyn Camille Lomax at the Fifth Star Awards, September 14
Aug 24,2016 Millennium Park Audiences Pick Their Favorite Chicago-Made Film: The Dark Knight
Aug 22,2016 Indoor Service Animal Pet Relief Area at Midway International Airport
Aug 16,2016 Cindy Crawford, Fred Willard, Chester Gregory, Shemekia Copeland and Others will Shine a Light on Chicago’s Arts Scene at the Fifth Star Awards, September 14 in Millennium Park

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