Adoption Services help find permanent homes for children and to provide support to the families who adopt them.
Children waiting for adoption include:

  • Children with special needs, such as physical, mental, and emotional disabilities
  • Sibling groups and teenagers
  • Minority children

Learn more about Adoption in North Carolina.
North Carolina uses an Adoption Exchange program called NC Kids that connects children to families who are looking to adopt.


For more information about NC Kids Adoption and Foster Care Network, please call: 1-877-625-4371
You can also contact your local Department of Social Services.
Contact Social Services