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All services are listed in order by National, Statewide, Regional, County & City

Medical
Housing/Shelter
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

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Medical

Medical Info

National

Federally Qualified Healthcare Centers- Directory

National- prescription discount card- Coast2Coast

National- vision care- One Sight

Statewide

Statewide- free clinics- Directory

Regional

Western North Carolina- medical assistance- Eblen Charities

County/City

Asheville- medical care- Beloved Asheville

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

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Housing/Shelter

Housing info

National

National- Affordable Housing

National- CoAbode

National- Family Promise

National- For Rent By Owner

National- Low Income Apartments

National- housing authority directory- Public Housing

National- search rooms to rent- Spare Room

Statewide

Statewide- Community Housing Partners

Regional

Western North Carolina- Eblen Charities

Western North Carolina- Western Carolina Rescue Ministries

County/City

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

National- extended hours- Care.com

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

Statewide- National Head Start Association

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State Programs

Programs Explained: Terms

ACA Marketplace

Child Care Assistance

CHIP

Energy Assistance LIEAP

Food and Nutrition Services

HUD

Job Corps

Lifeline Program

Medicaid

National School Lunch Program

Section 8 Housing

TEFAP

Unemployment Insurance

WIC

Work First TANF

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Crisis Centers/Baby Items

Crisis Info

National

National- baby item discounts- Amazon Family

National- free baby items- Buy Nothing Project

National- diapers- Cloth for All

National- free formula samples & coupons- Enfamil

National- free samples- Everyday Family

National- National Diaper Bank Network

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

National- trade baby items/clothes- Rehash

National- cloth diapers- Share the Love

National- rewards program- Similac

National- crib alternative- The Baby Box

Statewide

Statewide- free baby items- Freecycle

Regional

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

County/City

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

Contact Here

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Essentials

Essentials info

National

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

National- feminine hygiene- Cloth for All

National- backpack program- Feeding America

National- food bank directory- Feeding America

National- trade clothing- Rehash

National- rent assistance directory- Rent Assistance

National- job search for moms- The Mom Project

National- various assistance- The Salvation Army

National- rideshare- Zimride

Regional

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

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

County/City

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

National- CoAbode

National- Parents Without Partners

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.

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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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