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Phone: (828) 695-5600


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3030 11th Avenue Drive SE
Hickory, NC 28602

Mailing Address:
PO Box 669
Newton, NC 28658

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Family Finding is a set of strategies to find lifelong supports for young people in foster care.

Family Finding’s approach to connecting and reconnecting youth with their families includes an extensive search and discovery process to identify and engage family members.

The support offered by newly found family members may include inviting the child to spend the holidays with them or, in some cases, providing a permanent home in which the child can grow and flourish.

Catawba County Social Services is one of six North Carolina departments of social services to be chosen to participate in this pilot program, which is funded through The Duke Endowment. For more information, contact Sean Jarman at 828-695-2134 or

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