The City of Chicago offers a variety of tools and services to residents of the 5th Ward to assist with any issue residents may have. Below you will find helpful links provided by the city and the 5th Ward Office to connect you with the necessary resources.


We care about 5th Ward seniors and want to ensure they have access to all of the resources they need, below are some helpful links for seniors.

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The Chicago Police Department, as part of and empowered by the community, is committed to protect the lives, property, and rights of all people, to maintain order, and to enforce the law impartially. We will provide quality police service in partnership with other members of the community. To fulfill our mission, we will strive to attain the highest degree of ethical behavior and professional conduct at all times.

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The mission of the Chicago Park District is to:

  • Enhance the quality of life in Chicago by becoming the leading provider of recreation and leisure opportunities.
  • Provide safe, inviting and beautifully maintained parks and facilities.
  • Create a customer-focused and responsive park system that prioritizes the needs of children and families.

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Since first opening their doors in 1873, Chicago Public Library (CPL)  has served Chicagoans with free and open places to gather, learn, connect, read and be transformed.  With 80 locations CPL provides the innovative library services, technologies and tools Chicagoans need to reach their goals and to establish our city as a competitive force in the global marketplace.

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