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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 Apr 19, 2017 Jumping Jack Program Application Now Available!

Most Recent News (Youth/Teens)

Apr 20,2017 Chicago Riverwalk Kicks Off Summer Season with Opening Celebration Saturday, May 20
Apr 17,2017 Millennium Park Summer Film Series Lineup Features Its First Spanish-Language Film and First Daytime Film
Apr 07,2017 32nd Chicago Gospel Music Festival Headliners Include The Rance Allen Group, Jonathan McReynolds, VaShawn Mitchell, and Many More
Apr 06,2017 Mayor Emanuel Announces Millennium Park is Now the #1 Attraction in the Midwest and Among the Top 10 Most-Visited Sites in the U.S.
Apr 03,2017 2017 Millennium Park Summer Music Series Features Free Outdoor Concerts June 12–August 21 at Jay Pritzker Pavilion

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Supporting Information

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