North Carolina State Information

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

Child Abuse/ Neglect Central Registry Check 919-733-4622

Child 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:

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
State Police Check North Carolina Department of Crime Control & Public Safety
USCIS Office North Carolina
6130 Tyvola Centre Drive
Charlotte, NC 28217

Fingerprint 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 x210

Christian 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

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

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
Childhood Centers and Programs The NC Partnership for Children, Inc. (NCPC)
1100 Wake Forest Road
Raleigh, NC 27604
(919) 821-7999

The 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