Families & Children
North Carolina is committed to supporting safe, healthy, happy families. Find information ranging from how to get a marriage certificate to tips on raising children.
Caring for Children
Children are one of life’s great joys — and responsibilities. Find resources to help them grow and succeed.
Child Support & Custody
Services provided by North Carolina Child Support Services include location, establishment of paternity, establishment or modifying of child support orders, enforcement of child support orders, and collection and processing of child support ordered payments.
Adoption & Foster Care
Many children of all ages need love, care, and parenting. Learn about becoming a foster or adoptive parent for one of these children.
Marriage & Divorce
What are the requirements to get married in North Carolina? Find info on marriage requirements, licenses, officiants, and more. Find info to end your marriage or domestic partnership, requirements, court process, and a divorce packet.