All of the adoption agencies listed on this page are members in good standing with the South Carolina Association of Licensed Adoption Agencies. For more information about membership requirements, go to our Join SCALAA page. Contact information for individual agencies is available at each agency's website.
A Chosen Child Adoption Services
Office: Summerville, SC
A Chosen Child Adoption Services (ACCAS) is a licensed South Carolina 501(c)(3) non-profit adoption agency. We specialize in international and SC adoption home studies. Both affordable and in depth adoption services are available to prospective adoptive parents; including, adoptive parent training, assistance with birth parent living expenses and medical expenses. Free counseling and other collateral adoption support services are available to birth parents.
Office: Greenville, SC
Adoption Advocacy was founded with the mission of helping South Carolina families access the broadest range of adoption services possible. Just as each family is unique, so are the adoption needs of every family. Adoption Advocacy provides South Carolina home study services and also works with domestic adoptions, special needs adoptions, and international adoptions.
Alliance for Children
Office: Columbia, SC
Tel: (803) 772-6556
The Alliance for Children is a non-profit international adoption agency based in Massachusetts with a branch office in South Carolina, serving families throughout the USA. They have placed thousands of children from around the world in permanent adoptive homes. They are committed to assisting needy children both through the location of adoptive families, and through financial contributions and donations of new clothing, supplies, and medicines.
Bethany Christian Services
Offices: Columbia, Greenville, Myrtle Beach
Tel: 803.779.0541; 864.235.2273; 843.839.5433
Headquartered in Grand Rapids, Michigan, Bethany is a not-for-profit, pro-life, Christian adoption and family services agency. Bethany Christian Services of South Carolina provides birthparent assistance, shepherding home care, domestic infant adoption, international adoption, older/special needs adoption, interim foster care, and volunteer opportunities.
Carolina Adoption Services
Office: Greensboro, NC
Carolina Adoption Services is an international adoption agency committed to finding stable, loving adoptive homes for children in need of permanent families. With the assistance of CAS, over 1700 orphans have found their forever, loving families throughout the United States and abroad. The agency is licensed in both North and South Carolina and is the sister agency of ABC Adoption Services of Roanoke, Virginia.
Child of the Heart
Office: Mount Pleasant, SC
Child of the Heart is a non-profit, licensed adoption agency that specializes in placing children from Russia and Ukraine in loving homes in America. Child of the Heart is a 501(c)(3) agency founded in 1998. Agency fees are very reasonable and are reduced for older children for those in lesser income brackets.
Christian Family Services
Office: Rock Hill, SC
Christian Family Services (CFS) is a licensed, nonprofit adoption agency that specializes in domestic infant adoption and home study services. CFS provides services for birthparents, adoptive parents, and their families, and other agencies and attorneys needing such services as: adoption-related counseling; referral assistance; consents/relinquishments; pre-placement investigations (home studies); post-placement investigations; background information investigations; and foster care in licensed Christian homes.
LDS Family Services
Office: Charlotte, NC
LDS Family Services provides licensed child placement services including infant adoption, and special needs adoption. The LDS Family Services branch office in Charlotte, NC, is licensed to provide adoption services in the state of South Carolina.
Nightlight Christian Adoption Services
Office: Greenville, SC
Nightlight Christian Adoptions is a licensed, Hague Accredited, full-service adoption agency with experience in both domestic adoptions and international adoptions. Nightlight serves adoptive couples and singles from all over the United States, and also assists non-U.S. citizens in adopting through its Cambodian adoption program.
Worldwide Adoption Services, Inc.
Office: Inman, SC
Worldwide Adoption Services, Inc. is a non-profit organization specializing in uniting families through international adoption. World Adoption Services is fully staffed by parents who have adopted internationally through the Worldwide program.