TREATMENT

Post Adoption Support Services

Overview

We offer free support to any family in our service area who has adopted a child from foster care, private agencies (domestic and international), or from family or friends (kinship adoption). Our service area includes these North Carolina counties:

Anson, Cumberland, Durham, Edgecombe, Franklin, Granville, Harnett, Hoke, Johnston, Lee, Montgomery, Moore, Nash, Richmond, Scotland, Vance, Wake, Warren, Wayne, Wilson

Learn who provides Post Adoption services in counties outside our service area.

Post Adoption Support Services is funded by the NC Department of Health and Human Services.

Need expert advice on your child’s behavior?

If you live in our service area, call the toll-free Post Adoption Support Services Line at (855) 596-5015 and leave a message. A clinician will return your call within one business day.

Services

We offer the following support at no cost to families:

Individual Support & Assessment

Whether you need answers to questions, referrals to community resources, or expert advice on your child’s behavior, call the toll-free Post Adoption Support Services Line at (855) 596-5015 and leave a message. One of our clinicians will return your call within one business day.

Our team also offers comprehensive assessments for families concerned about their child’s adjustment. Getting the right services for your child begins with a clear understanding of symptoms and underlying reasons for behaviors. For more information or to schedule an assessment with one of our clinicians, call the Post Adoption Support Services Line and leave a message.

Social Support

Build your network of support by meeting other adoptive families! Through fun family outings, and local support groups, you can spend time with families who understand the special challenges and joys of adoption. Learn more and view upcoming social support events.

Workshops

We offer a number of educational workshops for adoptive families on topics of interest, such as transracial adoption, parenting a child with difficult behaviors, and healing from childhood trauma. Learn more and view upcoming workshops.

Annual Parent Conference

Post Adoption Support Services offers an annual parent conference each spring. The conference provides parents with valuable information and community resources to support them in their journey as an adoptive parent. It is free for adoptive parents in our service area. Learn about the upcoming conference.

Events

Post Adoption Support offers a variety of events to meet families’ needs. If you are interested in participating in an event, but there is not one available near you, contact us for more information.

Rec & Respite (Durham County)   Register  |  View Flyer
Sunday, November 24, 4:30-6pm at Bull City Gymnastics
Sunday, December 15, 4:30-6pm at Bull City Gymnastics

Join Our Mailing List

If you are an adoptive parent or family member, join our Adoptive Parents & Families email list.

If you work for an agency that serves adoptive families, join our Adoption Service Providers email list.

Contact Us

Program Coordinator: Breanna Williams
(919) 385-0716

For all questions about your child, including individual support and scheduling an assessment, please call our Post Adoption Support Services Line at (855) 596-5015 and leave a message.
For general inquiries, please complete the form below.

Post Adoption Support Contact Us

Staff

Our team of clinicians is highly trained in adoption-related issues and common mental health concerns such as learning/attention problems, school refusal, low self-esteem, social or peer-related problems, effects of trauma, attachment related issues, risky behavior problems, and grief and loss. Our team also includes adoptive parent partners who share their lived experience to inform all of our services.

 

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