Foster Care Services

The purpose of Foster Care is to provide safe, loving homes and services to the children, youth, and families who are engaged with the state child welfare system. Foster Care services are typically focused on the reunification of children and youth with their families of origin. The role of a foster parent is to provide nurturing and support to both the children and their families during their time in the child welfare system as they prepare for the next step in their journey. Contact our team to learn how to become a foster family.

We will support you through the training process, through the placement of the child, and through every part of your journey as we all help create the best possible futures for children and families. Children’s Adoption Services supports family foster care for reunification as well as finding forever families.

Contact Carolina Adoption Services today to foster differently! Learn more at or call, 336-275-9660 x308.

There is a place for everyone!

Our mission is to build connections for children and youth to thrive in families. Our programs connect children and youth seeking a place to belong with a family to trust, and an inspiration to hope again. Our families are prepared to support successful futures.

Program Options


Do you feel a calling to adopt?

Learn more here.

Adoption From Foster Care

We offer support and home study services to families wishing to adopt from the foster care system of children who are legally free for adoption. These services are offered in NC, SC, & VA.


 Foster families provide 24/7 care to foster children and youth with family reunification goals.  Families provide short-term, respite, and crisis stabilization. You could help be a secure, loving home during stressful transitions in the life of a child. Offered in NC & SC.

Foster Care Services

Learn more about our Foster Care Services program and how you can have a life long impact on a child.

Children’s Adoption Services Foster Care program is dedicated to supporting children and youth who are living in the foster care system. Call Carolina Adoption Services today to learn more about certification! Whether long term foster to adoption, reunification or short-term fostering to support the reunification plan. Learn more at or call, 336-275-9660 x308

What to Expect

1. How do I start with the Foster Care Program at Children's Adoption Services?

Your first step is to request a free 15-minute consultation here. You may also call our office at 336-275-9660 x308 or email us at Once you feel comfortable and have your questions answered, submit the pre-application. Our team will review your information and be in touch!

2. Where do I do the training?

Our training options differ in both states. For SC, we partner with Heartfelt Calling to offer online, self-paced training. In NC, our team are certified TIPS-Mapp and Deciding Together trainers.

3. Do I need a background check?

Every person 18+ in the home must complete a background check.

4. Is there a home visit?

There are 2-4 home visits as part of the process. Our team uses these opportunities to get to know your family as well as to ensure that your home is safe.

5. How long does it take?

On average, it takes 6-8 months to become a licensed foster parent.

6. How much does it cost?

There is no charge to become a licensed foster family in SC or NC. If you would like to learn more about the cost of completing a home study to adopt, click here.

Support Our Foster Care Program

Learn more about our Foster Care Services and how you can have a life-long impact on a child.

This extremely rewarding experience gives a child the stability and love when they need it most.  Call now 336-275-9660 x308 or send us an email at We’re happy to answer questions and get you started on your journey.