How to Place a Baby for Adoption or Adopt a Baby in Asheville, NC
Wherever you are in the Carolinas, A Child’s Hope has a nearby adoption counselor who can help you. Our Asheville adoption counselors are here to help those looking to adopt a baby in Asheville, as well as women who are looking to place a baby for adoption in Asheville, NC. A Child’s Hope is with you the entire journey.
We believe that the secret to a successful and loving adoption experience is in the adoption counselor that guides you through your adoption. That’s why A Child’s Hope has seven adoption counselors spread throughout North Carolina; so that wherever you are, a professional NC adoption counselor can be there for you.
Each of our adoption counselors is a licensed notary as well as a home study professional. They’ll be able to notarize the paperwork, complete pre- and post-placement home study visits and travel to meet with prospective birth mothers and adoptive parents alike to facilitate better communication throughout the adoption process in Asheville and the surrounding areas of Weaverville, Hendersonville and Waynesville.
For those who live around Asheville, NC, this means that you have your own local Asheville adoption counselor who’ll you meet and work with during the course of your adoption journey.
Meet Your Asheville Adoption Counselor: Gloria Curry
Gloria received a Bachelor of Science Degree in Education from St. Leo College. She earned a Master of Science degree from the University of Florida in Family, Youth and Community Science. Gloria has worked with children and families as an educator, mental health counselor and as a social worker. Gloria facilitated adoptions and foster care placements. She observed the remarkable courage, compassion and commitment of birth families who strive to ensure their child has the opportunity to achieve their potential. Gloria witnessed the dedication adoptive families make in providing care for the child. Gloria lives in Henderson County. She is an avid gardener, reader and loves to explore the mountains of western North Carolina.
Placing a Baby for Adoption in Asheville, NC
Choosing adoption for your baby is never a choice made lightly. In fact, it’s one of the most difficult decisions a woman can face. That’s why Gloria is here for you — so you don’t have to walk this brave journey alone.
She’s available to speak with you on the phone 24/7, attend prenatal doctor’s appointments with you, present you with profiles of possible adoptive families for your baby, speak to the birth father and/or potential adoptive parents with you, establish what pregnancy-related living expenses you need help with and be with you at the hospital to guide you through the placement process.
There’s no need for you to worry about not knowing every aspect of the adoption process in Asheville — Gloria will teach you about North Carolina adoptions so that you fully understand all of your options and choices in order to make the best decision for you and your baby. No two adoptions in Asheville are exactly alike. Gloria can help you sort out what you’d like your own adoption experience to be like.
Adopting a Baby in Asheville, NC
Gloria doesn’t just work with pregnant women considering adoption. She also supports, educates and counsels prospective adoptive parents in Asheville, NC and the surrounding areas.
She’ll be there to talk with you about potential adoption opportunities, work with you to create a post-adoption communication plan according to the birth mother’s desired level of contact and conduct your pre- and post-placement home study visits. The benefit of having a local adoption counselor near you in Asheville, NC is that they’ll be able to travel to you and work with you one-on-one throughout the North Carolina adoption process.
Gloria provides support, guidance and education to waiting parents who are learning how to adopt a child in Asheville, NC. She can also connect you to invaluable resources to help you throughout the Asheville adoption process and beyond.
Other Adoption Resources in Asheville
Gloria and the other adoption counselors with A Child’s Hope can handle just about every aspect of the adoption process in Asheville, so you don’t have to worry about juggling multiple adoption professionals. She’s the one you can always call.
But A Child’s Hope specializes specifically in domestic infant adoptions. For other types of Asheville adoption agencies (such as those that handle older child adoptions), the following resources can help you achieve your adoption dream. Even if you don’t plan on domestically adopting a child in Asheville, A Child’s Hope can still help you with many aspects of your adoption!
For foster care adoption in Asheville:
- Buncombe County Services for Children & Families- Foster Care/Adoption
40 Coxe Ave, Asheville, NC 28801
- Children’s Home Society of North Carolina
1601 S Sterling St, Morganton, NC 28655
- Caring For Children- Eckerd Kids
1550 Hendersonville Road, Suite 202, Asheville, NC 28803
Asheville health care resources for pregnancy care and delivery:
- Mission Health- Women’s Health
2100 Ridgefield Boulevard, Asheville, NC 28806
- WNC Birth Center
390 South French Broad, Asheville, NC 28801
For obtaining the child’s amended birth certificate after finalization:
- Bumcombe County Register of Deeds
205 College St, Asheville, NC 28801
Adoption support groups and supportive services in Asheville:
- Adoption Information Exchange (AIE)
46 Fairfax Avenue
Asheville, NC 28806
- Children’s Hope Alliance, Asheville
38 Garfield Road, Suite D, Asheville, NC 28803
To learn about how to adopt a child in Asheville, NC or how to give baby up for adoption in Asheville, contact us now at (919) 839-8800 to talk to Gloria about starting your adoption journey today.