How to Place a Baby for Adoption or Adopt a Baby in Charlotte, NC
The key to a successful adoption is having a strong adoption support team leading the way. Working one-on-one with the same person throughout your adoption journey means having someone who understands your situation, your adoption goals and the best way for you to approach adoption in Charlotte, North Carolina.
The same adoption counselor who meets with you to walk you through the adoption process in Charlotte will also be there to help you establish communication with a prospective birth mother or adoptive parents and to offer support before, during and after the adoption.
If you live in the Charlotte, NC metropolitan area, your adoption counselor through A Child’s Hope is Jessica!
Meet Your Charlotte Adoption Counselor: Jessica Hare
Jessica 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 nine 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.
Like all of A Child’s Hope’s North Carolina adoption counselors, Jessica is a licensed home study professional as well as a notary who is able to oversee the signing of legal documents. She travels all around the Charlotte area to birth and adoptive families in order to bring them together through adoption.
Placing a Baby for Adoption in Charlotte, NC
For pregnant women who are considering placing their baby for adoption in Charlotte or the surrounding areas of Concord, Matthews, Mooresville, Salisbury or beyond, Jessica is there for you throughout this difficult time.
Jessica will be there with you for at least one of your prenatal doctor’s appointments if you need some support or help asking questions. She’ll be on-call for you 24/7 in case you need to talk, and she’ll help you talk with the birth father or adoptive parents if you feel like you need some help navigating those new emotional territories.
As your Charlotte adoption counselor, Jessica will be the one to provide you with profiles of potential adoptive families to choose from, and she’ll be the one to work with you to create an adoption and birth plan that fits in with your vision of your baby’s future. She’ll also help you identify any pregnancy- and adoption-related living expenses that could provide you with financial stability during your pregnancy.
Adopting a Baby in Charlotte, NC
Jessica counsels both birth parents and adoptive parents in NC adoption. This adoption support and counseling leads to fewer adoption disruptions, stronger relationships between birth and adoptive families and a better adoption experience overall for everyone involved.
She can conduct your home study visits, both before and after placement occurs. She’ll also be your go-to for finding Charlotte adoption resources that may help you through each step of the adoption process.
Jessica works with birth parents and adoptive parents to forge a lifelong bond through adoption that can enrich the lives of the adoptee as much as the lives of the birth and adoptive parents!
Other Adoption Resources in Charlotte
A Child’s Hope is able to handle everything you need to have a successful domestic adoption through an adoption agency in Charlotte, NC. However, if you’re looking for alternative methods of adopting a child in Charlotte, such as adopting from foster care. Even if you don’t plan on domestically adopting a child in Charlotte, A Child’s Hope can still help you with many aspects of your adoption.
For foster care adoption in Charlotte:
- Mecklenburg County Department of Social Services Foster Care
301 Billingsley Rd, Charlotte, NC 28211
- Children’s Home Society of North Carolina
2200 E 7th St, Charlotte, NC 28204
- Carolina Family Connections
3141 Amity Court, Suite 200 Charlotte, NC 28215
- Another Choice for Black Children, Inc.
2340 Beatties Ford Road Charlotte, NC 28216
- Turning Point Family Services
8401 University Executive Park Dr., Suite 106, Charlotte, NC 28262
- Elon Homes & Schools for Children
617 North Summit Avenue, Charlotte, NC 28216
Charlotte health care resources for pregnancy care and delivery:
- Novant Health at Presbyterian Medical Center- Maternity
200 Hawthorne Ln, Charlotte, NC 28204
- The Maternity Center at Carolinas Medical Center
1000 Blythe Blvd, Charlotte, NC 28203
- Baby + Company Charlotte Birth Center
131 Providence Rd, Charlotte, NC 28207
For obtaining the child’s amended birth certificate after finalization:
- Mecklenburg County Vital Records Office
700 E Stonewall St #320, Charlotte, NC 28202
Adoption support groups and supportive services in Charlotte:
- Mecklenburg County, NC Department of Social Services’ Post-Adoption Resources
- Children’s Home Society of North Carolina Supportive Services
- Eckerd Kids’ Post Adoption Support Services
- Adoption Information Exchange (Contact Lynn Giddens)
8539 Monroe Road
Charlotte, NC 28212
- Adoption Information Exchange (AIE) (Contact Christine Lee)
P.O. Box 471921
Charlotte, NC 28247
To talk to Jessica about how to adopt a child in Charlotte, NC or how to give baby up for adoption in Charlotte, contact us now at (919) 839-8800.