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Affordable Childcare

State Programs

Crisis Centers/Baby Items

Child Support

Essentials  (food pantries, financial assistance, household wares, vouchers, etc)

Support Groups

I don’t see my city?

Putative Father Registry

Adoption Law/Revocation

End An Adoption Plan

Pay It Forward



Medical Info


Federally Qualified Healthcare Centers- Directory

National- healthcare financing- Care Credit

National- prescription discount card- Coast2Coast

National- free clinic directory- Free Clinics

National- prescription discounts- Good Rx

National- birth control, emergency contraception- Nurx

National- vision care- One Sight

National- patient assistance programs- Rx Assist


Statewide- free clinics- Directory


Western North Carolina- medical assistance- Eblen Charities


Asheville- medical care- Beloved Asheville

Buncombe County- medical, medication, and dental assistance- ABCCM

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Housing info


National- Affordable Housing

National- CoAbode

National- Family Promise

National- For Rent By Owner

National- Low Income Apartments

National- housing authority directory- Public Housing

National- rent assistance directory- Rent Assistance

National- search rooms to rent- Spare Room


Statewide- Community Housing Partners


Southeast NC- Southeastern Community & Family Services

Western North Carolina- Eblen Charities

Western North Carolina- Western Carolina Rescue Ministries


Asheville- Housing Authority

Buncombe County (domestic abuse)- Helpmate

Buncombe County- Homeward Bound

Buncombe County- Steadfast House

Chapel Hill- Home Start

Elkin- The Ark

Goldsboro- Housing Authority

Marion- Friendship Home for Women & Children

New Bern- Coastal Women’s Shelter

Smithfield- Smithfield Rescue Mission

Waynesville- Haywood Pathways Center

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Affordable Childcare


National- extended hours-

National- newborn, temporary, permanent- Caring Nannies

Nationwide Directory- Childcare Center

National- Mom Trusted

National- temporary or permanent- Sittercity

National- temporary or permanent- Trusting Connections


Statewide- National Head Start Association

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State Programs

Programs Explained: Terms

ACA Marketplace

Child Care Assistance


Energy Assistance LIEAP


Food and Nutrition Services


Job Corps

Lifeline Program


National School Lunch Program

Section 8 Housing


Unemployment Insurance


Work First TANF

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Crisis Centers/Baby Items

Crisis Info


National- baby item discounts- Amazon Family

National- free baby items- Buy Nothing Project

National- cloth diapers- Cloth for Every Bum

National- free formula samples & coupons- Enfamil

National- free samples- Everyday Family

National- cloth diapers- Jake’s Diapers

National- National Diaper Bank Network

National- one time free formula sample- Nature’s One

National- first time mom assistance- Nurse Family Partnership

National- trade baby items/clothes- Rehash

National- cloth diapers- Share the Love

National- rewards program- Similac

National- crib alternative- The Baby Box


Statewide- free baby items- Freecycle


Central North Carolina- diaper bank- Diaper Bank of North Carolina

Western North Carolina- diaper bank- Babies Need Bottoms

Western North Carolina- diapers, baby items, clothes, etc.- B.E.A.R. Closet


Asheville- baby equipment rental- Children’s Trading Post

Burnsville- ultrasounds, prenatal/childbirth classes, clothes, diapers, baby items, etc.- Tri-County Pregnancy Center

Hendersonville- (refers for adoption//please read Voices and Experience before pursing adoption material)- baby supply closet, diapers, clothes, etc.- Open Arms Pregnancy Center

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Child Support

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Essentials info


National- women scholarships- AAUW

National- babysitting, errands, carpooling, meal swaps, etc.- Babysitter Exchange

National- car donation program- Cars 4 Christmas

National- backpack program- Feeding America

National- food bank directory- Feeding America

National- food assistance- Food Finder

National- car donation program- Free Charity Cars

National- job search- Indeed

National- trade clothing- Rehash

National- various assistance- Society of St. Vincent de Paul

National- education grants- Soroptimist

National- job search for moms- The Mom Project

National- various assistance- The Salvation Army

National- car donation programs- Working Cars for Working Families

National- rideshare- Zimride


Statewide- public transit directory- American Public Transportation Association

Statewide- children’s bed assistance- Sleep in Heavenly Peace


Central North Carolina- feminine hygiene products- Diaper Bank of North Carolina

Southeast NC- self-sufficiency program- Southeastern Community & Family Services

Western North Carolina- energy assistance, emergency assistance, school supplies, clothing, etc.- Eblen Charities

Western North Carolina- food pantry, emergency assistance, employment assistance, (open to all people)- Jewish Family Services

Western North Carolina- food boxes, daily meals, job training, etc.- Western Carolina Rescue Ministries


Asheville- clothing, laundry, job assistance, haircuts, food assistance, etc.- Beloved Asheville

Buncombe County- food pantry, clothing, etc.- ABCCM

Buncombe County- emergency assistance- Buncombe County Social Work Services

Buncombe County- homeless prevention, rent & utility assistance, etc.- Homeward Bound

Chapel Hill- daily meals, food pantry- Inter-Faith Council

Smithfield- food pantry- Smithfield Rescue Mission

Wayne County- financial assistance- Wayne County Social Services

Waynesville- daily meals- Haywood Pathways Center

Weaverville- Facebook group- Weaverville Buy, Sell, Give Away, Trade

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Support Groups

Support Info


National- CoAbode

National- Meetup

National- MOPS

National- pregnancy and post partum- My Red Tent

National- Parents Without Partners

National- Postpartum Support International

National- Single and Parenting

National- Single Mom

National- The Life of a Single Mom

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I don’t see my city?

Don’t worry. There are resource links added to the website every day and it’s possible that your area has not been researched yet. If the administrator is not currently working on other projects, your city can be made a priority. Please contact the page here.

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Putative Father Registry

There is no Putative Father Registry at this time.

Father’s Rights Support- Sky is the Limit Foundation

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Adoption Law/Revocation

Law Info

The mother of a minor child may execute a consent  to adoption at any time after the

child is born but not sooner.

Revocation varies from 5 to 7 days. See law here.

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End An Adoption Plan

If you are looking for help in severing your relationship with an adoption facilitator:

Saving Our Sisters

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Pay It Forward

If you have been a recipient of help, you know firsthand how essential volunteers and/or donations were to your success. Please consider volunteering for or donating to any of the vital organizations on this page.

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Recommend a Service

Know a service applicable to moms and children in this state, but it’s not listed? Please share it by contacting the page: Here.

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