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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 Feb 17, 2017 Request For Proposals (RFP) For Youth Working For Success (YWS) Program

Most Recent News (Youth/Teens)

Feb 15,2017 Mayor Emanuel Joins 15 Mayors In Calling On Governor Rauner To Stop The Impasse And Introduce A Balanced State Budget
Feb 14,2017 Mayor Emanuel Joins Covenant House To Launch New Shelter And Services For Homeless Youth In Chicago
Jan 30,2017 Mayor Emanuel And Thrive Chicago Announce Opportunity Youth Summit To Drive Citywide Action
Jan 26,2017 City Of Chicago Conducts Annual Point In Time Count Of Homeless Population
Jan 03,2017 Mayor Emanuel Expands Mentoring Services For Another 660 Youth, Nearing Halfway Point To Overall Mentoring Goal

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Supporting Information

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