The Children's Alliance

Children's Home Society of NC

CHS has been serving for more than a century, with programs built on our mission of promoting the right of every child to a permanent, safe and loving family.  Founded in 1902, CHS has placed more than 15,000 children loving, adoptive homes.  But while CHS is perhaps best known for our work related to foster care and adoption, we are much more than a placement agency.

Today, CHS has one of the most comprehensive and seamless offerings and family support services in the state - providing programs in parenting education, teen pregnancy prevention, foster care and adoption - all from one agency.  Specific CHS initiatives include working to prevent teen pregnancy, providing education and support for parents having difficulty maintaining a stable family setting for their children, and supporting the efforts of public social services agencies to preserve families.  Through our programs, CHS serves over 16,00 children and families each year with a statewide staff and offices in 10 cities in North Carolina.

2200 E 7th St
Charlotte, NC 28202
Phone: (704) 334-9955


Latest News

Discussion about School Performance Grades in Mecklenburg County 02.03.15 - You are invited to join The Children’s Alliance Monthly meeting this Wednesda...
School Grading: Where Do We Go From Here? Children Advocates Host Community Panel 02.03.15 - Charlotte, NC, March 2, 2015 --- The Children’s Alliance stands up for child...
Support the FULL Proposed CMS Budget 10.06.14 - The Children’s Alliance of Mecklenburg County is a collaborative of over 40 ag...
Government Shutdown Update 09.10.13 - Once again an update on how the Federal Government Shutdown is impacting childre...


Click here to begin exploring the benefits of membership.


Get involved! Volunteering has a meaningful, positive impact on your community. See how you can make a difference.

Follow Us On

Get the latest updates on our social media pages.

A Child's Place
Alexander Youth Network
Autism Charlotte
Behailu Academy
Bethlehem Center
Big Brothers Big Sisters of Central Carolinas
Care Ring
United Way of Central Carolinas
United Way of Central Carolinas
Charlotte Mecklenburg Police Dept (CMPD)
Charlotte Meckenburg Public Library
Charlotte-Mecklenburg Schools (CMS)
Child Care Resources Inc.
Children & Family Services Center
Citizen Schools North Carolina
Communities In Schools
Council for Children's Rights
Department of Social Services (DSS)
Freedom School Partners
Guardian Ad Litem
Jewish Family Services of Greater Charlotte
Juvenile Court
Juvenile Court Judges (District Court)
Kids Need 2 Parents
Levine Children's Hospital
Mecklenburg County Children’s Developmental Services
Mecklenburg County Health Department
Mecklenburg County Sheriff's Office
NC Department of Juvenile Justice & Delinquency Prevention
Pat's Place Child Advocacy Center
Presbyterian Community Care Cruiser
Right Moves for Youth
Smart Start of Mecklenburg County
Teen Health Connection
The Relatives, Inc.
Thompson Child & Family Focus
UNC Charlotte - Institute for Social Capital
Safe Alliance
YMCA of Greater Charlotte
Children's Home Society of North Carolina
YWCA of Central Charlotte