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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 May 10, 2017 Taste of Chicago Concert Seating Tickets On Sale Now!
Severe Alert Apr 19, 2017 Jumping Jack Program Application Now Available!
High Alert May 8, 2017 2018 Community Development Grant Application (CDGA) Request For Proposal (RFP) For City Of Chicago Department Of Family And Support Services
High Alert May 1, 2017 2017 CSBG Scholarship Program
Low Alert Dec 21, 2016 The Mayor’s ADA 25 Literacy Task Force Report

Most Recent News (Parents)

May 15,2017 Respect. Honor. Remember.
Apr 20,2017 Mayor Emanuel Announces New Program Aimed At Housing 100 Homeless Families
Apr 20,2017 Chicago Riverwalk Kicks Off Summer Season with Opening Celebration Saturday, May 20
Apr 06,2017 Mayor Emanuel Announces Millennium Park is Now the #1 Attraction in the Midwest and Among the Top 10 Most-Visited Sites in the U.S.
Mar 27,2017 34th Annual Chicago Blues Festival Lineup Celebrates the Influence of Urban Blues on Rock, R&B, Rap and Hip Hop in Millennium Park, June 9-11

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