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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

Key Initiatives

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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: Samorra

About me:  Samorra 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: Ja’Niya

Age: 13

About me: 

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Name: Marcus

Age: 12

About me: Marcus can be shy but when he warms up, he is expressive and advocates well for himself. He enjoys watching the Carolina Panthers play football. He likes to play computer games on his tablet and loves to be read to. 

Name: Yesica

Age: 12

About Me: Yesica is a very cheerful and social female. She is currently in the 7th 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: Patience

Age: 14

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

Samorra portrait​Name: Day'Quan

Age: 17

About me: Day'Quan loves to play football, baseball, and wrestle.   He enjoys being outdoors and engaging in various recreational activities.  As a typical teenage, Day'Quan plays various electronic devices.  He is very friendly, insightful, and connects with people of all ages and gender.   Also, Day'Quan has a strong work ethic and completes tasks assigned to him.

 

 

Savion portraitName: Shaniah

Age: 16

About me: Shaniah has a big personality, is determined and outspoken. She is a typical teenager who loves hanging out with her friends, listening to music, dancing, and doing hair/nails. Shaniah also loves shopping for clothes, sneakers, and jewelry

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Name: Maria

Age: 13

About Me: Maria is a very social and polite female. She is currently in the 8th grade and enjoys school.  She loves doing makeup and hair, watching movies and dancing. 

Name: Joevon

Age: 9

About Me: Joevon 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.

 

Name: ​Destiny

Age: 10


About Me: Destiny is smart, loving, and funny. She loves clothes, hair, and purses. Destiny loves playing outside and riding her bike. She likes playing on her tablet and her favorite subjects in school are reading and art.



Colby

Age: 14

About Me:  Colby is very pleasant and engages well in small groups. Colby loves to read, particularly Greek Mythology. His favorite place to hang out is the library or the mall, as he is not fond of sports or outdoor activities. He believes that his appearance is very important.   


Jacob

Age: 12

About Me: Jacob is a shy and bashful 7th grader. Jacob loves to help others and loves to play football and basketball. His dream vacation is going to the beach.





Diona

Age: 13

About Me: Diona is a very sociable child with a lovable personality. She is joyful, creative, outgoing and values family. She enjoys drawing, spending time on her computer, watching television, dancing, and engaging in various activities. She truly has a love for dogs.


Maxwell

Age: 12            

About Me: Maxwell is a lovable, affectionate, and thoughtful young man. His personality is remarkable and shines bright.  Maxwell is creative and can construct very imaginative creations with his Legos. His interests include playing basketball, football, swimming, and hunting.


​Hailey

Age: 13             

About Me:  Hailey has a heart for animals. She is very creative and enjoys doing crafts. Hailey is resilient, intelligent, observant, creative, thoughtful, funny, and enjoys helping others. She is very caring and considerate of others.         







   ***Darrow, Sophie, and Hailey are siblings and desire to be adopted together***      

​Sophie

Age: 10      

About Me: Sophie enjoys playing with dolls, coloring, art, riding her bike, animals, doing puzzles, reading and watching television. Sophie is resilient, sweet, quiet (at times), intelligent, caring and easy-going. She is very charming. Sophie is a jokester and has a funny sense of humor.


 





***Darrow, Sophie, and Hailey are siblings and desire to be adopted together***

​Darrow

Age: 8

About Me: 

Darrow enjoys playing with Beyblades, nerf guns, action figures, and watching television. Darrow is resilient, active, energetic, curious, sweet and intelligent. He can be silly at times and enjoys entertaining others. Darrow enjoys being helpful to others.






***Darrow, Sophie, and Hailey are siblings and desire to be adopted together***


 












Address

Office Location:


All Locations Closed Until Further Notice

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

Key Initiatives

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