The Department of Human Services offers child welfare programs for families. It also provides foster care and adoption services. The department investigates tases related to child abuse and neglect. The Department of Human Services also provides family and individual counseling services. It offers a wilderness program that includes a variety of activities, such as hiking, land navigation, cross-country races, skiing and canoeing. It also provides tutoring, parenting, and vocational and employment training services. The Department of Human Services offers crisis assistance services for runaway and homeless youths. It also provides independent living and leadership skill development training programs for youths with disabilities. The department operates family youth centers that offer food, clothing and shelter assistance services. It also provides financial assistance and medical care services for immigrants.