Adoption Agencies, Information, and Resources in Fayetteville

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Helpful Resources When Considering Adoption in Fayetteville

This page provides information to those who are considering adoption and live in or near to Fayetteville, North Carolina or in the Cumberland County region. If you are thinking about giving your baby up for adoption, we have gathered information about Pregnancy Resource Centers/Crisis Pregnancy Centers to assist you to confirm your pregnancy, clinics where you may get prenatal care, and a list of hospitals with birthing centers.

For those in the Cumberland County region of North Carolina who wish to adopt a baby, further below on this page you will find home study agency resources and helpful information to assist you with the adoption process.

Additional resources for expectant mothers and prospective adoptive parents throughout North Carolina may be found on our North Carolina adoption information page.

Pregnancy Resource Centers in Fayetteville, North Carolina

Pregnancy Resource Centers, also sometimes called “Crisis Pregnancy Centers” are often not-for-profit clinics where you can go to get help confirming if you are pregnant, and if you would like to, they will discuss “pregnancy options”. Most of these centers are staffed by volunteers who are not necessarily trained medical personnel, so can’t prescribe contraceptives. Because many Pregnancy Resource Centers are associated with pro-life organizations, they will encourage parenting or adoption, however not all of them are faith based. Pregnancy Resource Centers serving those in the Cumberland County region that are in or near Fayetteville are:

Agape Pregnancy Support Services
Planned Parenthood Fayetteville Health Center

Affordable Prenatal Care in Fayetteville, North Carolina

Medical clinics have medical personnel on staff so can address most aspects of prenatal care and family planning. They do STD and cancer screenings (pap smears, and sometimes mammograms), and can prescribe and even dispense contraceptives. Clinics located in or near to Fayetteville, North Carolina that provide affordable prenatal care for those in Cumberland County are:

Cumberland County Maternity Clinic
Stedman-Wade Health Services

Information about health coverage for pregnancy care that is available for women in North Carolina with limited financial resources is provided at North Carolina Medicaid.

Hospitals in Fayetteville, North Carolina

Prospective adoptive parents and expectant mothers may wish to communicate with medical professionals about hospital plans during the time of baby’s birth, or have other inquiries. The hospital with a Birthing Center serving the Fayetteville, North Carolina region is:

The Family Birth Center at Cape Fear Valley Health

Completing the Home Study in Fayetteville, North Carolina

The home study is one of the most important parts of every adoption process. The purpose of a home study is to assess the suitability and capability of prospective Adoptive Parents to receive a child into their home. There are certain Adoption Home Study Requirements for each state. The process generally includes collection of information with questions about family history, health and financial information, and personal background. Here are some legally qualified home study providers licensed to conduct home studies for those who live in Fayetteville, North Carolina or the Cumberland County region:

Nathanson Adoption Services
Our goal is to provide you with a home study that is prompt (sometimes in as quickly as 1-2 weeks), concise, comprehensive, and which satisfies all international and domestic adoption requirements.

Triangle Adoption Services
The goal of Triangle Adoption Services is to ensure forever homes for children in need of parents through the assessment, support and preparation of families who have the desire to grow through adoption.

NC Homestudies
North Carolina Homestudies, LLC. (NCHS) is a licensed adoption agency serving the entire state of North Carolina. NCHS is licensed by the North Carolina, Department of Health and Human Services. NCHS’ mission is to provide quality and professional services to couples, individuals and families, helping them to be successful in their desire to adopt.

Become a Foster Parent in Fayetteville, North Carolina

If you would like to become a resource family for a foster child in or near Fayetteville, or the Cumberland County region of North Carolina you must meet similar requirements to that of the home study required for adoptive parents.

More information about foster care and foster-to-adopt placements in North Carolina is available on our North Carolina adoption information page. In addition to the Cumberland County Department of Social Services, the local agencies listed below provide additional information and services for foster parents in Fayetteville, North Carolina, and the greater Cumberland County region:

Children’s Home Society of North Carolina

Court Information

The final step in the legal adoption process is finalization through court action. To learn about the adoption laws in North Carolina, check out our Adoption Laws by State page. If your adoption is to finalize in Fayetteville, North Carolina or the surrounding area contact the North Carolina Judicial Branch for additional information.

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