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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 Mar 1, 2017 Request For Proposals (RFP) For Project Innovation: Originally Designed Youth Programming
Low Alert Mar 22, 2017 WIPA Spring Transition Fair - April 7, 2017

Most Recent News (Youth/Teens)

Mar 21,2017 Mayor Emanuel Announces Mentoring Initiative Expands To Serve Additional 1,200 Youth In Highest Need Communities This Spring
Mar 16,2017 Chicago City Markets Provide Access to Fresh Produce, Chicago-Made Products, Rare Finds and More
Mar 14,2017 Up, Up and Away at the Chicago Kids and Kites Festival
Mar 14,2017 Mayor Emanuel Encourages Youth to Apply to One Summer Chicago 2017
Feb 24,2017 Mayor Emanuel Expands Working On Womanhood (WOW) Mentoring Services For 1,500 Young Women This Fall

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Services

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Supporting Information

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