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Youth/Teens

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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)

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 1, 2017 2017 CSBG Scholarship Program
Low Alert May 24, 2017 Millennium Park Presents Starts Friday, May 26

Most Recent News (Youth/Teens)

May 23,2017 Mayor Emanuel Announces City’s 37th Annual Taste of Chicago to Serve Up a Cultural Feast for Your Senses
May 15,2017 Respect. Honor. Remember.
May 04,2017 The Chicago House Party Celebrates the Dance Music Born in Chicago with DJs, Live Performances and Dancing in Millennium Park on Saturday, May 27
May 03,2017 One Summer Chicago 2017 Announces $1 Million Charitable Gift from Barack and Michelle Obama
Apr 27,2017 21st Annual Chicago SummerDance to Include a New SummerDance Celebration in Millennium Park on August 26 and a Citywide Footwork and Steppin' Dance-Off

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Services

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Supporting Information

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