International Adoption – North Carolina

North Carolina State InformationBelow is a list of helpful information for your adoption journey in North Carolina.

Child Abuse/ Neglect Central Registry Check

919-733-4622Child Protective Services

Secretary of State

The processing fee is $10.00 (in US dollars) per document. For adoptions only the processing fee for duplicate originals ordered with the first original is $5.00 (in US dollars.) Please make your payment payable to the “NC Secretary of State.”North Carolina Secretary of State

All correspondence are required to have a cover letter: http://www.secretary.state.nc.us/authen/coverletter.pdf

Authentication Office
NC Secretary of State
PO Box 29622
Raleigh, NC 27626-0622

Vital Records and Health Services

North Carolina Vital Records
1903 Mail Service Center
Raleigh, NC 27699-1903
919-733-3526

State Police Check

North Carolina Department of Crime Control & Public Safety

USCIS Office

North Carolina
6130 Tyvola Centre Drive
Charlotte, NC 28217
Clt.adoptions@dhs.govFingerprint offices:
USCIS Application Support Center
4801 Chastain Avenue Building #10, Suite #175
Charlotte, NC 28217-2231

USCIS Application Support Center
301 Roycroft Drive
Durham, NC 27703
*These above offices serve all of the state of North Carolina

Home Study providers

Children’s Home Society of North Carolina Heidi Minor
PO Box 14608
Greensboro, NC 27415-4608
1-800-632-1400 x210Christian Adoption Services
624 Matthew-Mint Hill Rd., Ste 134
Matthews, NC 28105 (several contract social workers)
Phone: 704-847-0038

Christian World Adoption
777 South Allen Road
Flat Rock, NC 28731
(828) 693-7007

International Adoption Guides
106 S. Main St
Belmont, NC 28012-3830
(704) 829-7880

Mandala Adoption Services
1812 Becketts Ridge Dr
Hillsborough, NC 27278
919-732-4321

Nathanson Adoption Services
7400 Carmel Executive Park, Suite 355
Charlotte, NC 28226 (contract social workers)
(704)553-9506

Medical Clinics

Duke Children’s Hospital & Health Center
2301 Erwin Road
Durham, NC 27710
Appointment: (919) 471-3820
General information: 1-888-471-3820Allen Hewett, M.D.
Sharon Foster, M.D.
Raleigh Pediatric Associates
1921 Falls Valley Drive
Raleigh, NC 27615
919-872-0250

Childhood Centers and Programs

The NC Partnership for Children, Inc. (NCPC)
1100 Wake Forest Road
Raleigh, NC 27604
(919) 821-7999The Children’s Resource Center
1985 Tate Blvd.
Hickory, NC 28602
(828) 328.8228

Maggie Panther, MA, CCC-SLP
Children’s Developmental Services of Madison, Buncombe, Henderson, and Transylvania
162 Coxe Avenue, Suite 300
Asheville NC 28801
State Courier #12-51-02
(828) 251-6091

Family support Network NC
200 N. Greensboro Street
Carr Mill Mall
2nd Floor, Suite D-9
Carrboro, NC 27510
(919) 966-2841

The Early Intervention Branch State office
5606 Six Forks Rd
Raleigh, NC 27609
(919) 707-5520*

Weaving Families, counseling/education
10550 Independence Point Parkway, Suite 203
Matthews, NC  28105
980-253-1825