(305 ILCS 5/4-7) (from Ch. 23, par. 4-7)
    Sec. 4-7. Home Visits, Interviews or Communications. Each family receiving aid shall be interviewed in person or communicated with in investigations of applications for aid and at least once in each subsequent 12 month period to ascertain continuing need for such aid and to provide the child and his parents or relatives with such service and guidance as will strengthen family life and aid them in utilizing to the maximum their capacities for self-care, self-support, and responsible citizenship. However, the Department shall determine those assistance units where the possibility for public assistance fraud or abuse is greatest, or where there is the possibility of frequent changes in need or circumstances, or where any child in the home may be an abused or neglected child as determined by the Department of Children and Family Services under the Abused and Neglected Child Reporting Act, as now or hereafter amended, and shall by rule provide for more frequent interviews of or communications with those assistance units and for the implementation of necessary remedies under Sections 4-8 and 4-9 for those assistance units. Written reports of such interviews or communications and any related remedies shall become a part of the record in every case.
(Source: P.A. 85-1209.)