- Child Adoption Laws
Adoption laws for state of North Carolina
- County DSS Agencies
Contact information for county DSS agencies.
- LGBT Adoption Laws
LGBT adoption laws in North Carolina.
- Licensed Private Adoption Agencies
Contact information for licensed private adoption agencies in North Carolina.
- Pre-Service Training Information
NC Kids provides general information on MAPP pre-service training classes.
- Public and Private Agency Search
Public and private foster care adoption agencies in North Carolina.
- Steps to Adoption
Steps to become an adoptive parent in North Carolina.
- Adoption Information for North Carolina
Adoption Information by state
- Understanding North Carolina’s Adoption laws and policies
An overview of adoption laws
- Home Study Requirements (See bottom of page for providers)
Information on the Home study program and requirements
- Steps to Adopt
Steps for adoption
Searching for Children
- NC Kids
Photo listing featuring waiting children in North Carolina.
- WWK Recruiters
Scroll down and click on North Carolina to view contact information for Wendy’s Wonderful Kids Recruiters families may contact regarding waiting North Carolina children.
- Heart Gallery Of America
Photo lists of waiting children
- ICPC Information
Provides general information in ICPC process in North Carolina, including contact information for state ICPC offices.
Post-Adoption Support & Resources
- Adoption Assistance
Select North Carolina to view more information on adoption assistance in North Carolina, courtesy of Child Welfare Information Gateway.
- Family Resource Centers
Contact your local county agency for information on Family Resource Centers in you area.
- Family Support Network of North Carolina
Support group for parents with special needs children.
- Fostering Perspectives
An online publication for foster and adoptive parents.
- Attachment and Trauma Specialists
A list of local therapists that specialize in working with attachment and trauma related issues.
- Behavioral Care in North Carolina
A list of local treatment centers for behavioral care
- Adoption Therapists
A list of local therapists that specalize in adoption
- Child Care Resources
A compiled list of child-care resources
- Child Sexual Abuse Treatment Programs
A list of local treatment centers
- Counseling Resources
A compiled list of counseling resources
- Kid Counseling
A list of local child therapist
- Kinship Care
Kinship Care and Resource Information
- Medical Resources
North Carolina Health and medical resources
- Free Medical Resources
A list of free medical clinics
- NPEN National Parenting Education Network
A list of programs by state
- NOFAS FASD State FASD Support
State resources and support group information
- Trauma Counseling
A list of local Therapists trained in trauma-related issues
- Nurturing Attachments Training
Nurturing Parent Programs
- Online Support Groups
List of Online Support Groups
- Post-Adoption Questions and Answers
FAQ regarding adoption
- Special Health Care Needs
Resources for parents of children with special health care needs.