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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.

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High Alert Jun 15, 2017 Pet Summer Safety Tips for Extreme Heat
Low Alert Dec 21, 2016 The Mayor’s ADA 25 Literacy Task Force Report

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Aug 14,2017 David Ross will Tandem Jump with the U.S. Army Golden Knights at the 59th Annual Chicago Air and Water Show on Saturday, August 19
Jul 28,2017 Mayor's Office for People with Disabilities Launches Task Force on Employment and Economic Opportunity for People with Disabilities
Jul 18,2017 City Of Chicago And Alzheimer's Association Team Up To Present Free Programs About Knowing The Signs Of Alzheimer's
May 30,2017 The 59th Annual Chicago Air and Water Show Presented by Shell Oil Products Soars into Town this August 19 and 20
May 15,2017 Respect. Honor. Remember.

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