Skip to main content

2023 Child Welfare Legislative Changes

October 3, 2023

As the 2023 Legislative Session continues, many session laws that amend child welfare statutes, including abuse, neglect, dependency; termination of parental rights (TPR); adoption of a minor; and foster care licensing became effective on various dates. Some of these changes … Read more

Local Social Services Boards – New Book Now Available

August 21, 2023

Every county in North Carolina is required to have a governing board for social services (G.S. 108A-1). What are the powers and duties of those boards? What’s the difference between a county board of social services and a consolidated human … Read more