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All services are listed in order by National, Statewide, Regional, County & City. National, State, and Regional links are verified annually with the latest verification date at the bottom of the page. County/City links are not verified annually due to volume. If you find that a County/City link is broken or a service is no longer available, please message the page so that it can be corrected for future use.

Medical (Doula services under Crisis Centers/Baby Items)


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

Recommend a Service



Medical Info


Federally Qualified Healthcare Centers- Directory

National- healthcare financing- Care Credit

National- prescription discount card- Coast2Coast

National- free clinic directory- Free Clinics

National- free/sliding fee dental clinic directory- Free Dental Care

National- prescription discounts- Good Rx

National- medicine assistance search engine- Medicine Assistance Tool

National- eyeglasses assistance- New Eyes

National- birth control, emergency contraception- Nurx

National- vision care- One Sight

National- patient assistance programs- Rx Assist

National- prescription assistance- Rx Outreach

National- free clinic directory- Volunteers in Medicine


Statewide- free clinics- Directory

Statewide- health department directory- NACCHO


Northeast North Carolina- healthcare referrals- The Planning Council

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- search sublets- Airbnb

National- CoAbode

National- Family Promise

National- For Rent By Owner

National- Low Income Apartments

National- Mercy Housing

National- housing authority directory- Public Housing

National- rent assistance directory- Rent Assistance

National- multiple rental platforms- RentPath

National- find a roommate- Roomies

National- housing locator- Socialserve

National- search rooms to rent- Spare Room


Statewide- Community Housing Partners


Northeast North Carolina- The Planning Council

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- child care search- Care Lulu

National- newborn, temporary, permanent- Caring Nannies

National- campus-based child care services- CCAMPIS

Nationwide Directory- Childcare Center

National- Childcare Co-Op- Komae

National- Mom Trusted

National- temporary or permanent- Sittercity

National- temporary or permanent- Trusting Connections

National- child care search- Winnie

National- emergency child care- YMCA


Statewide- drop-in prices- Giggles Drop-in Childcare

Statewide- National Head Start Association


Northeast North Carolina- childcare referrals- The Planning Council


Charlotte- emergency/sick care- TLC Family Care

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State Programs

Programs Explained: Terms

ACA Marketplace

Child Care Assistance


Energy Assistance LIEAP


Food and Nutrition Services


IRS Free File Program

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- car seat distribution directory- 800 Buck-L-Up

National- baby item discounts- Amazon Family

National- material assistance directory- Baby2Baby

National- free baby items- Buy Nothing Project

National- cloth diapers- Cloth for Every Bum

National- portable crib directory- Cribs for Kids

National- free formula samples & coupons- Enfamil

National- family-focused support- Healthy Families America

National- cloth diapers- Jake’s Diapers

National- baby care package- Little Llamas USA

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- car seat distribution directory- Safe Convertible Car Seats

National- cloth diapers- Share the Love

National- rewards program- Similac

National (ages 13-23)- family support programs- Teen Mother Choices

National- crib alternative- The Baby Box

National- cloth diapers- The Cloth Option


Statewide- free baby items- Freecycle

Statewide- children’s clothing- God’s Closet


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- feminine hygiene products- Alliance For Period Supplies

National- garden fresh food assistance directory- Ample Harvest

National- cell phone assistance- Assurance Wireless

National- car donation program- Cars 4 Christmas

National- poverty relief program- Circles USA

National- internet discount- Comcast Internet Essentials

National- location-based resources- Community Action Partnership

National- school supply events- Eventbrite

National- scholarship database- Fastweb

National- backpack program- Feeding America

National- food bank directory- Feeding America

National- food assistance- Food Finder

National- food pantry directory- Food Pantries

National- education financial aid- Frank

National- car donation program- Free Charity Cars

National- mortgage & lease assistance- Gradient Gives Back Foundation

National- job search- Indeed

National- jobs access program- Lyft

National- financial assistance- Modest Needs

National- various assistance- Net Wish

National- trade clothing- Rehash

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

National- education grants- Soroptimist

National- food assistance for summer- Summer Food Rocks

National- food assistance- The Little Free Pantry

National- job search for moms- The Mom Project

National- various assistance- The Salvation Army

National- food assistance database- Why Hunger

National- car donation programs- Working Cars for Working Families

National- location based assistance- YMCA


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- La Leche League International

National- Meetup

National- Moms Club International

National- MOPS

National- pregnancy and post partum- My Red Tent

National- Parents Without Partners

National- Postpartum Support International

National- support group directory- Psychology Today

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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*This page does not provide legal advice

*Verified 4/20