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The South Carolina Association of Licensed Adoption Agencies (SCALAA) is a professional membership organization for licensed adoption agencies in South Carolina. The purpose of this Association includes:


  • Promoting adoption education

  • Supporting the development of professional comprehensive services to all members of the adoption triad (birth parents, adopted child, adoptive parents);

  • Providing a forum for networking by sharing procedures, concepts, and ideas with all Association members; and

  • Engaging in advocacy on behalf of adoption issues.


Please explore our site to find out more about adoption in South Carolina and about the agencies that compose SCALAA. We all share the deep commitments to assisting children in need, providing professional and compassionate help to adoptive families, and promoting adoption education for the good of both children and parents.

Our Services:

Our member adoption agencies place hundreds of children annually throughout the state. All members are licensed by the state of South Carolina and offer the following services:

  • Adoption Home Studies

  • Birth Parent Counseling

  • Birth Parent Relinquishment Services

  • Child Placement Services

  • Post Placement Supervision

  • Adoptive Parent Training and Education

  • USCIS Dossier Preparation

  • Adoption Seminars

  • US Readoption and Domestication Services

  • Humanitarian Aid Projects

Upcoming Events:

Our next in-person meeting

will be coming up soon!

Details will be posted here and via email.

Our Members:

Below are our members by region. If you have any questions about adoption please contact any member for help. In addition, many members provide educational resources such as brochures and adoption information packets.


Members in the Upstate


Adoption Options

Office: Charleston, SC

Tel: 843.790.1546


Carolina Adoption Services

NC Office: Greensboro, NC 27401

Tel: 336.275.9660
Toll-Free: 800.632.9312


Christian Adoption Services
A Ministry of Baptist Children's Homes of North Carolina
Western SC Offices: 198 White Star Point, Spartanburg, SC 29301
Tel: 980.260.1877
Eastern SC Offices: 1607 9th Ave, Conway, SC 29526
Tel: 843.833.3281
NC Main Office: 7884 Idlewild Road., Indian Trail, NC 28079
Tel: 704.847.0038
Central NC Office: 206 Idol Street, Thomasville, NC 27360
Tel: 980.260.1873
Eastern NC Office: 154 N. Winstead Avenue, Rocky Mount, NC 27804
Tel: 252.937.6560
Toll-Free Urgent Line for Pregnant Women: 1-800-453-1011


Hope Embraced Adoption Agency
Office: Inman, SC 29349
Tel: 864.641.8142


Lifeline Children's Services
Office: Greenville, SC 29601
Tel: 864-235-2273


Nightlight® Christian Adoptions/

Snowflakes® Embryo Adoption
Office: Greenville, SC 29650
Tel: 864.268.0570

Tel: 803.779.0541


Flourish Adoption Ministries, INC.

Office: Greenville, SC 29601 

Tel: 864.373.9644


Members in the Midlands


Applewhite Adoptions

Office: Florence, SC

Tel: 843.409.0498

Christian Adoption Services

A Ministry of Baptist Children's Homes

of North Carolina
Office: Rock Hill, SC
Tel: 803.328.2229


Lifeline Children's Services
Office: Columbia, SC 29201
Tel: 803-779-0541


Members in the Lowcountry

Christian Adoption Services
A Ministry of Baptist Children's Homes of North Carolina 
Conway, SC 29526
Tel: 843-833-3281


Lifeline Children's Services
Office: Mt. Pleasant, SC 29466
Tel: 727.469.3277


Members of the Pee Dee Area


Lifeline Children's Services
Office: Myrtle Beach, SC 29579
Tel: 843.839.5433

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