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The Chicago Department of Family and Support Services provides funding for more than 200 organizations that operate out-of-school programs for youth ages 6-18. Programs range from sports and recreation to arts, education and personal development, summer job resources are also available.  Other departments across the city provide programs and other online information focused specially for youth.  Provided below are links are citywide Services, News, Alerts, and Supporting Information useful for kids, and provided by departments all across the City.

Alerts (Youth/Teens)

High Alert Sep 22, 2016 Mayor Emanuel's Mentoring Initiative
High Alert Sep 1, 2016 Top 5 free music events in September
High Alert Jun 30, 2016 Pet Summer Safety Tips for Extreme Heat

Most Recent News (Youth/Teens)

Sep 20,2016 “Wired Fridays” DJ Dance Party Series adds a side of Shake and Groove to your Lunchbreak at the Chicago Cultural Center
Aug 24,2016 Millennium Park Audiences Pick Their Favorite Chicago-Made Film: The Dark Knight
Aug 12,2016 Mayor Emanuel Announces City's Largest Jobs Program Provided More Than 30,000 Youth Opportunities This Summer
Jul 25,2016 Mayor Emanuel And Emerson Collective Announce 23 Recipients Of Peace Grants
Jul 21,2016 City Officials Remind Chicagoans Of Extreme Summer Weather Precautions

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Supporting Information

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