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SHOP SOUTH SHORE: SSA #49 Businesses Offering Discounts!

SSA #49 Businesses Offering Discounts! Take advantage of great deals while supporting local businesses! South Shore businesses offer limited-time discounts each weekend until December 21. Receive 10-15% off of merchandise and/or services at Divas n Dogs, Ralph’s Heating, True Value Hardware and more! SSA #49 Businesses: Chef Sara’s, 7207 S. Exchange/ Discount: 10% Divas n Dogs, 7142 S. Exchange/ Discount: 15% Quality One Hour Cleaners, 7163 S. Exchange/ Discount: 10% Ralph’s Heating Service, 2710 E. 79th Street/ Discount: $10 OFF […]

Don’t Get Stuck in the Cold: DFSS Warming Centers

With the onset of extreme temperatures this winter, please keep in mind that the Chicago Department of Family and Support Services (DFSS) is prepared to assist Chicagoans through cold-weather emergencies. DFSS coordinates the operation of Warming Centers and conducts well-being checks on at-risk residents.  Our six Community Service Centers form the core of Chicago’s Warming Center network, operating 9:00 AM – 5:00 PM, Monday through Friday; however, center hours and days may be extended in certain conditions and the public is notified […]

Holiday Meals from South Chicago Community Service Center

The South Chicago Community Service Center distributes holiday meal baskets each year for Thanksgiving and Christmas to low- income families in our service area who will benefit from this service. There are a limited number of baskets available. In order to be eligible to receive a basket, you must be a City of Chicago resident and will need to bring the following items: Identification (State I.D. or Driver’s License) Social Security Card for all household members (if possible) Proof of income (preferably […]