Who can Foster and/or Adopt?

In North Carolina a single person or married couple can be an adoptive family. You must be 18-years-old to adopt and 21-years-old to foster. You do not have to own a home or have a certain amount of income to be a foster or adoptive parent. You should consider what it will mean to have a child join your family and how this will affect your family's life and the child’s life. With a full commitment and realistic expectations, foster or adoptive parents must be ready to give a child or children opportunities to develop to their full potential physically, academically, socially and emotionally.

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1. Who can Foster and/or Adopt?
2. How to Foster and/or Adopt?
3. What is required to become a foster parent in North Carolina?
4. Who are the children in need of foster parents?
5. What kind of assistance is available for foster parents?
6. Who can I contact to learn more about becoming a foster parent in Davie County?