Da’Miaha: 12 years old | Available For Adoption
Davone and Patience: 10 and 8 years old | Available For Adoption
Davone is a kind, softly spoken 10 year-old who loves animals and likes to help the younger children in his after school program. He has so much unlocked potential that with the right encouragement, he will surprise himself and those who care for him. Eight year-old Patience is a smart and adorable little princess. She loves playing dolls, coloring, and anything with glitter and sparkles, which matches her personality. She thrives on positive adult attention. These two children will bring a home to life with wonderful energy. They are ready to grow and thrive in a forever home with a family that can offer them love and support.
Age 15 | Available For Adoption
Bella needs to know she is an important part of a family. She is open to being adopted and is seeking a supportive family that will allow her to be a typical teenager. She would like a fun family that goes places and has family dinners together. Bella is a 15 year-old-girl that has experienced a lot of disappointment and is in the process of rebuilding trust in the world around her. A loving family that will accept Bella for who she is and help her reach her potential is needed. She will do best in a family where there is a nurturing and attentive mother who follows through with any promises made. Bella also needs a family that will help her maintain the biological connections that are important to her.
Photograph by Peter Acker
Age 14 | Available For Adoption
Shantrise is a bright young woman with great potential. She enjoys music, playing football, playing with makeup and doing hair. Shantrise is very intelligent and does well in school when she applies herself. She would benefit greatly from parents who are willing to support her in learning appropriate ways to express her frustration and anger related to the trauma she has experienced. Shantrise responds well to patience and she desires parents who will be positive supports and who take the time to understand who she is as an individual. Shantrise has siblings she would like to remain in contact with so her forever family must be open to biological family contact.
Photograph by Peter Acker
Age 13 | Available For Adoption
Briahna is a twelve year old happy child with dark blond hair. She is outgoing, not afraid to express her opinion, loves attention, and loves to be social.
She has a robust personality, a flair for drama and a huge smile. She aspires to be an actress or singer when she grows up. She aspires to be on The Voice but is not sure what song she will sing, yet. She will be noticed in a crowd, as she is outgoing, friendly and can be silly! She would like to be “queen of the house”! Briahna loves gymnastics, dancing and is extremely intelligent with great potential academically. Briahna has an older sister and young brother who are being adopted with a separate family and she desires a family who would allow her to maintain consistent contact and visits with her siblings.
A family for Brianna would be trained and knowledgeable of children who have experienced trauma. They would be giving, guiding, and coaching the children on positive ways and benefits of making and achieving good choices and goals. The family would believe in rewarding good behavior and established consequences for undesired behavior. They would understand the stability of practicing positive parenting skills that include setting limitations, establishing boundaries and maintaining flexibility to adapt should circumstances arise. The family would be willing to accept the wonderful qualities and cohesiveness of the bond that Briahna has with her siblings.
Photographs by Lisa DeLong Photography