If you are pregnant and considering placing your baby for adoption, or interested in becoming a Foster/Adoptive Parent in the Winston-Salem, North Carolina area, you will find information regarding home study providers, local agencies, foster care resources, hospitals, and county courts below. For additional resources, visit our North Carolina Adoption Page.

Completing the Home Study in Winston-Salem

One of the most important aspects of the adoption process is the home study; it is required for every adoption. The purpose of a home study is to assess the suitability and capability of prospective Adoptive Parents. It generally includes questions about family history, personal background, health & financial information. The following is a list of home study providers/adoption agencies in & near Winston-Salem:

  • Adoption Matters, Inc.
  • 704-770-6489
  • “Agency mission statement: To assist and support families who desire to provide a loving, stable and permanent home to children through the process of adoption.”
  • Children’s Home Society of North Carolina
  • 336-896-0022
  • “Children’s Home Society has been serving children and families for more than a century, with programs built on our mission to promote the right of every child to a permanent, safe, and loving family. Founded in 1902, CHS has placed more than 15,000 children into loving, adoptive homes. While CHS is perhaps best known for our work related to foster care and adoption, we are much more than a placement agency. Through our parent and teen education programs and professional training, we promote healthy environments to thousands of families.”
  • NC Homestudies
  • 704-258-4029
  • “NC Homestudies is committed to providing our families with the most comprehensive and compassionate assistance during your home study process.”
  • Triangle Adoption Services
  • 919-906-0270
  • “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.”

Winston-Salem Adoption Agencies and Adoption Professionals

Like the home study, there are several basic adoption requirements all Adoptive Parents will need to know. If you are interested in adopting a baby near Winston-Salem, contact these local adoption agencies below:

Foster Care Resources

Is Foster Adoption right for you? Are you interested in adopting an infant from foster care? Contact these local foster care resources to see if the role of a Foster Parent is your best fit.

  • Crossnore School & Children’s Home
  • 336-721-7600
  • “The mission of Crossnore School & Children’s Home Foster Care and Adoptions is to license and supervise single-family foster homes and therapeutic foster homes. We also partner with the counties we serve to effectively and efficiently recruit for and match children who desire to be adopted with qualified loving families.”
  • Forsyth County Department of Social Services
  • 336-703-3800
  • “The mission of the Family and Children’s Services Division is to encourage and provide for the safety, well-being, and permanence of children by supporting and enhancing family systems.”
  • Seven Homes
  • 336-378-8030
  • “Our mission at Seven Homes is to reach out to youth in need of love, safety, and stability. The therapeutic vision of this mission is to serve the needs of the whole child.”

Hospitals in Winston-Salem

Adoptive Parents and Birth Mothers will need to prepare a hospital stay that will meet all their hopes and needs. Finding the right hospital with the right staff will ensure a comfortable stay when welcoming a new baby. Below is a list of hospitals near Winston-Salem:

County Courts

To complete the adoption process, a finalization hearing is required. If you would like to learn about the adoption laws in North Carolina, check out our Adoption Laws by State page. Contact these county courts regarding the finalization hearing:

Local Attractions

Check out some of Winston-Salem’s local attractions. If you are a fan of art, you can visit the Southeastern Center for Contemporary Art. You can also choose from a couple museums like the Old Salem Museum, the Reynolda House Museum of American Art, or the Kaleideum Downtown. There’s also the BB&T Ballpark where you can catch a game. These sites will be sure to keep you amazed and entertained. See more local attractions below: