DEPARTMENT OF SOCIAL SERVICES
CCDSS First Annual Adoption Conference
Teaming Up to Adopt
November 17, 2016 - 8:00 AM
Tiffany Leak is a Wendy’s Wonderful Kids Child Specific Adoption Recruiter with Children’s Home Society of NC. She is trained as a recruiter by the Dave Thomas Foundation, and obtained her Bachelors of Social Worker from University of North Carolina at Pembroke in 2003. In her current role, she helps connect youth with forever families capable of meeting the specific needs of youth in foster care with a plan of adoption. In addition to this role as a recruiter, Mrs. Leak assists youth with adoption readiness as they move toward permanency. Mrs. Leak has more than 13 years of professional social work experience in the fields of family support services and child welfare. Prior to beginning her career as a Wendy’s Wonderful Kids Recruiter in 2014, she spent 11 years working for a diverse range of organizations including non-profits and local government agencies. Four of these eleven years were spent as an investigator, case manager, and foster care social worker in Child Welfare Services at Cumberland County DSS. Mrs. Leak’s varied background is the basis for her passion to assist youth in foster care find permanency with loving, caring families who will provide them with the love, support, and guidance needed as they grown into adulthood.
Wendy’s Wonderful Kids: Child Specific Recruitment