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The Chicago Department of Family and Support Services provides a number of services to assist parents and their children.  The department supports the city’s network of child care, Early Head Start and Head Start providers who provide a range of parenting resources, as well as care and developmental offerings for young children. The department also supports a variety of out-of-school time and career exploration opportunities for young people.

Alerts (Parents)

Severe Alert Jul 13, 2015 Canine Influenza Information
Low Alert Nov 10, 2015 Notice of Volunteer Opportunity

Most Recent News (Parents)

Nov 09,2015 Cold Weather Pet Care
Nov 03,2015 Chicago Department of Cultural Affairs and Special Events Announces 2016 Dates
Oct 29,2015 Dance-Along Nutcracker®
Oct 28,2015 Holiday Music is in the Air! Caroling at Cloud Gate Begins Friday, November 27
Oct 22,2015 Millennium Park’s McCormick Tribune Ice Rink opens Friday, November 13

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