Children’s Adoption Services Foster to Forever Family program is dedicated to permanent families for children and youth who are living in the foster care system.  You will be part of a child’s journey to a forever family through your service in the Carolina Adoption Services Foster to Forever program. Foster to Forever opportunities include:

  1. Growing your family through fostering to adopt.
  2. Serve in the forever family program through supporting reunification of children with their families of origin.
  3. Support kinship family systems in the adoption process.
  4. Forever Family Support Foster Homes can provide short term care for respite, crisis and stabilization placement services for children and youth as an integral part of their permanency plan.
  5. Serve as a mentor to older youth aging out of care.  Make a commitment to an integral part of the life of a young person transitioning to adulthood.

Call Carolina Adoption Services today to foster differently! Whether long term foster to adoption, reunification or short-term fostering to support the Forever Family plan.  Learn more at foster@carolinaadoption.com or call, (800) 632-9312

REGISTER NOW for our Foster Care Informational Sessions!

Thursday, February 2, 2023 from 10:00 AM – 11:00 AM

There is a place for everyone!

Our mission is to build connections for children and youth to thrive in Forever Families. This program will connect children and youth seeking a place to belong, a family to trust and an inspiration to hope again to families prepared to support their most successful futures.

NORTH CAROLINA

NC trains TIPS-MAPP, requires 36 hours of training

SOUTH CAROLINA

SC trains Heartfelt Calling, requires 10 hours of training

FOSTER TO FOREVER

Are you missing a piece of your family? We can help you find that perfect fit in our Foster To Forever program!

TRANSITIONAL FOSTER CARE

ou can be provide short-term, respite, and crisis stabilization options if you are not looking to adopt. You could help be a secure, loving home during stressful transitions in the life of a child. We believe that building family relationships on the path to reunification is vitally important to the best futures of the children that we serve. We invite you to be a part of this important work!

MENTORSHIP PROGRAM

Our Mentorship Program provides the opportunity to mold & shape the lives of young people as they work towards their permanency plan and best future.

Lear More about our Program

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

Children’s Adoption Services Foster to Forever Family program is dedicated to permanent families for children and youth who are living in the foster care system.  Call Carolina Adoption Services today to foster differently! Whether long term foster to adoption, reunification or short-term fostering to support the Forever Family plan.  Lear more at foster@carolinaadoption.com or call, (800) 632-9312

What to Expect

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

Families will complete the application online so we can pair you with a caring professional to begin your journey.  Our Family Development Specialist will discuss additional topics addressed in training. She/he also will meet with references provided by you.

Where do I do the training?

Once your application packet has been reviewed, if there are no concerns, you may receive an invitation to participate in the next scheduled training session. This training is mandatory for all potential caregivers, both spouses (if applicable). The model that we use is TIPS-MAPP for North Carolina and Heartfelt Calling for South Carolina.

Do I need a background check?

Background checks will be completed by each adult household member (18 years and older).  Also, the local Fire Department will inspect your home for compliance with your county’s health and safety/standards. Home visits will also be conducted by our team.

Is there a home Visit?

Yes.  One of our CAS members will visit with your family.

Support Our Foster Care Program

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

Call Carolina Adoption Services today to foster differently! Whether long term foster to adoption, reunification or short-term fostering to support the Forever Family plan – Carolina Adoption Services is seeking unique, dedicated families to support children and their needs. We do this through encouragement as well as building trust and attachment to bring a sense of belonging.

This extremely rewarding experience gives a child the stability and love when they need it most and hopefully grow toward permanency.  Call now (800) 632.9312 or send us an email at foster@carolinaadoption.com