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Office Location:

DSS Main Office
​Wallace H. Kuralt Centre
301 Billingsley Road
Charlotte, NC 28211

West Charlotte Location
Community Resource Center
3205 Freedom Drive
Charlotte, NC 28208
Hours: Mon-Fri 8 a.m - 5 p.m.

Contact

Customer Connection
704-336-3000

​Heart Gallery

Change a life. Foster or adopt a child. The children who need foster or adoptive parents represent a variety of races, ages or cultural backgrounds.

Adoption ​Success Story: Click below to watch adoption success stories!!!

Ray and Kelly 

Peter and Tanya

​Meet waiting children

​​Name: William

Age: 13

William, 13, is a happy, inquisitive and compassionate child who loves exploring the great outdoors, electronics and playing sports.

Brittanie portraitName: Samorra

Age: 12
About me:  Samorra, 12, is soft spoken but is her biggest advocate when expressing her feelings.  Trying new foods is her latest curiosity. She is adamant about being in a forever home.

​Name: Harold

Age: 11

Harold, 11, initially appears to have a serious demeanor, but that quickly changes into warm and personable upon speaking with him. He is a gamer and is accomplished by being the winner. He can be the traditional "all boy" with playing outside and using his imagination to make up fun.

​Name: Ja’Niya

Age: 11

About me: Ja'Niya, 11, can be described as a dare devil; trying anything once like white water rafting and climbing a telephone pole in a rope's course.  She is very personable and enjoys telling jokes.  

Daysha portrait

Name: Marcus

Age: 11

About me: Marcus, 11, is a young detective who likes to explore and is inquisitive.  He enjoys watching his Carolina Panthers play football. He is very active in church and enjoys singing and ushering.

Name: Yesica

Age: 11

Yesica, 11, is a very cheerful and social female. She is currently in the 5th grade and says that she loves Science. She loves exploring her surroundings, swimming and playing with animals. Yesica would like to be a pediatrician when she grows up.

Name: Ezekiel

Age: 16

About me: Ezekiel, 16, is a charismatic Liberian male who enjoys playing Rugby.   Ezekiel is well mannered and has great etiquette skills.

​​Name: Patience

Age: 12

About me: Patience, 12, is a typical teen with enjoys spending time with her friends and talking on her phone. As a rising 6th greater, she has intent focus in her academics. She can be shy but will show her friendly and outgoing personality once she becomes comfortable.

Samorra portrait​Name: Day'Quan

Age: 15

About me: Day'Quan, 15, is a charming young man who loves to play sports.   He enjoys engaging in community activities such as movies, attending athletic games, and other teen related events.

Savion portraitName: Shaniah

Age: 14

About me: Shaniah, 14, has an infectious smile that quickly catches any eye. She is a social butterfly with a lot of energy.  She enjoys life and can make the best out of any situation. 

Shaniah portraitName: ​Savion

Age: 17

About me: ​Savion, 17, is a reserved gentleman who loves electronic devices. His favorite pastime is searching and exploring information on his tablet. He enjoys photography, drawing, and watching tv.

Name: Danielle

Age: 14

​Danielle, 14 is into style and appearance. She is a firecracker- full of energy and spontaneity. One of her favorite activities is dancing which she will do at a moment's notice.

Name: Ezra

Age: 6

​Ezra is a vibrant and energetic 6-year-old boy.  He enjoys playing with his toys/games and riding his bicycle.

Name: Maria

Age: 12

Maria, 12, is a very social and polite female. She is currently in the 6th grade and enjoys school.  She loves doing makeup and hair, watching movies and dancing.  ​

 

​Name: Micah

Age: 16

Micah,16, has a warming smile that invites people to want to know her. She has never met a stranger and loves to meet new and versatile people.  She enjoys life and new experiences. Micah desires to be famous, own a make-up line and become a fashion designer. She likes to write music and sketch outlines for clothes.

Name: Joevon

Age: 7

​Joevon, 7, is a child full of laughter and excitement. He is a burst of energy from sun up to sun down. He likes all sports. He has no preference on play whether it is outside playing basketball, football and baseball or inside playing a board or video game. When there is down time, he enjoys reading books or listening to an audio book. He would like to be a police officer when he grows up.

 

Address

Office Location:

DSS Main Office
​Wallace H. Kuralt Centre
301 Billingsley Road
Charlotte, NC 28211

West Charlotte Location
Community Resource Center
3205 Freedom Drive
Charlotte, NC 28208
Hours: Mon-Fri 8 a.m - 5 p.m.

Contact

Customer Connection
704-336-3000