The Illinois Department of Children and Family Services works to protect children by strengthening and supporting families. It is responsible for the well-being of children and families in Illinois. The department works to support early intervention and child abuse prevention activities. The Illinois Department of Children and Family Services is also responsible for administering protective and family maintenance day care programs. The department also works to provide homemaker, psychological evaluation, and therapeutic intervention and support solutions. It is responsible for offering alcohol and substance abuse diagnosis and pregnant and parenting teen services. The Illinois Department of Children and Family Services is governed by the State of Illinois.