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Crossnore Communities for Children needs families who want to adopt through the Child Welfare Division of the Department of Health & Human Services. These families will provide permanency, safety, and love to a child or a sibling group in need.

Individuals holding hands

“There are no unwanted children, just unfound families.” – National Adoption Center

Program Highlights

  • All families are licensed as foster families and must be willing to foster children before finalizing adoption.
  • We find families for children based on family strengths and preferences.
  • Children of all ages are in need, particularly teens and sibling groups.
  • An experienced staff team will train and support you.
  • Crossnore will complete the necessary home study which will enable you to adopt.
  • The State of North Carolina assists with some adoption expenses.
  • Post-adoption services are provided for additional support.