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Chicago Department of Family and Support Services ("FSS") provides a variety of social, educational and recreational activities and programs for the senior community throughout Chicago.  In addition to programming provided by FSS, provided below are links to citywide Services, News, Alerts, and other Supporting Information that may be useful for seniors - provided by departments all across the City.

Alerts (Seniors)

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 Jul 15, 2016 2017 DFSS Senior Centers Instruction Application
High Alert Jun 30, 2016 Pet Summer Safety Tips for Extreme Heat

Most Recent News (Seniors)

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 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
Aug 05,2016 18th Annual World Music Festival Chicago Announces Full Lineup Featuring Diverse International Musicians September 9–25
Aug 03,2016 Charles Tillman will Tandem Jump with the U.S. Army Golden Knights at the 58th Annual Chicago Air and Water Show on Saturday, August 20

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