We have eight easy to talk with adoption counselors spread throughout the state! Click on the star in your area to find the counselor closest to you!
Contact Michelle, Administrator/Hotline Operator, and she will connect you directly with the adoption counselor closest to you.
Call the Adoption Hotline: 1-877-890-4673
Or call her at the office: 919-839-8800
Monday-Friday 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
DurhamAs an adoptive parent I truly have a passion for adoption. There is no greater joy than helping to create a family! I love this job and I love working with adoptive parents as well as the birth parents. When it all comes together it is an awesome experience!
Brittany TryzbiakBrittany obtained her undergraduate degree from Penn State University and was commissioned as an Army officer upon graduation. After serving in Afghanistan and receiving an honorable discharge she earned her Masters of Social Work degree from Indiana University. Brittany is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker Associate with experience working with military families, low-income and homeless individuals, and sexual assault survivors. She is the daughter of parents who were each adopted, a military spouse, and the mother of twins.
CharlotteJessica completed her undergraduate degree in Social Work from Winthrop University. She received her Master’s in Social Work from the University of South Carolina. Jessica has worked with children, individuals and families for 9 years. Her experience includes, working with children that are victims of abuse, neglect, and/or dependency, hospital case management, as well as child mental health. Jessica and her husband reside in Mecklenburg County, with their three beautiful children.
GreensboroSloane completed her undergraduate degree in Human Services Counseling at Old Dominion University. She is currently pursuing a Masters Degree in Social Work from the University of Southern California through the Virtual Academic Center, to be completed in August 2015. Sloane has been working in the social work field for about 8 years, working with children and families. She loves advocating for children!
Winston SalemLakisha completed her undergraduate degree in Sociology with a concentration in Social Welfare at Winston-Salem State University. She received her Master’s in Social Work from Syracuse University. Lakisha has worked with children, individuals and families for 11 years. Her experience includes, working with at risk youth, children and homeless families, case management, child mental health, as well as school social work. She is also a long-time basketball fan, and is a former player and coach. She played at Winston-Salem State University and coached women’s basketball at Elon University and Syracuse University. Lakisha and her husband reside in Alamance County, with their young son.
FayettevilleBianco completed her undergraduate degree at North Carolina Central University and went on to obtain a Master’s of Science Administration degree in Human Resource Management from Central Michigan University and an additional Master’s of Social Work degree from Boston University. Bianco has worked with abused and neglected children in foster care, adoptions, child protection and interstate/intercounty adoptions for over 18 years. She loves the job because she enjoys the interactions with the birth families and adoptive parents. Her favorite part is knowing that she has made a difference in not only maintaining families, but helping to create them as well. She resides in Cumberland County.
RaleighRoxanne completed her undergraduate study in Psychology at Yale University. She received her Master’s in Psychology from Duke University. Roxanne has worked with pregnant women, children, and parents for over 9 years. Her areas of specialty include trauma, prenatal mental health, early parenting, and working with ethnically and socioeconomically diverse families. As a counselor and as a guardian ad litem, Roxanne has been a strong advocate for children being placed in their forever homes. Roxanne is also fluent in Spanish!