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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)

High Alert Nov 18, 2016 AS WINTER CHILL TAKES HOLD, CITY DEPARTMENTS REMIND RESIDENTS TO TAKE PRECAUTIONS DURING COLD WEATHER

Most Recent News (Parents)

Nov 29,2016 Property Tax Rebate Program Extended To Friday, December 30
Nov 09,2016 Stomp, Rudolph and Santa to Headline Chicago’s Christmas Tree Lighting
Nov 07,2016 Chicago Department of Cultural Affairs and Special Events Announces 2017 Program Dates
Oct 20,2016 Chicago-Based Marching Band and Performance Art Troupe Headlines Free Family Fun Fest on the Chicago Riverwalk
Oct 18,2016 Millennium Park Events Top Chicago’s Wish List For Free Fun This Holiday Season

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