The Oklahoma Department of Human Services provides a range of public welfare services. Its adult services division provides child support, permanency planning, and adoption, utility and refugee assistance. The department offers a federally funded program, Temporary Assistance for Needy Families, which serves children who are deprived of support due to several factors, including parent s death, incapacity, absence and unemployment. Its therapeutic foster care program serves children between the ages of 3 and 18 who have special psychological, social, behavioral and emotional needs. The Oklahoma Department of Human Services provides assistance to medical providers and outstationed workers in clearing the medical eligibility information for clients. Its substance abuse services division identifies and develops treatment resources for clients. The human services department is located in Oklahoma City.