Are you interested in becoming a Foster Parent? Johnston County has a need for loving, caring and nurturing homes. Contact us today at 919-989-5300. For more information about Foster Care in North Carolina, follow the link below:
Adoption is the method provided by law to establish the legal relationship of parent and children between persons who are not so related by birth. It is also a coordinated set of services for the child, the child's biological parents, adoptive applicants and adoptive parents.
The primary purpose of adoption is to help children, whose parents are unwilling or unable to assume parental responsibilities, to become part of a new family.
The goals of adoption services are to:
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This includes Food Stamps (FNS), Medicaid, Temporary Assistance Needy Families (TANF), Child Care, Child Protection, Adult Protection, Foster Parenting, Transportation, and more.
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