Special Needs Adoption and Permanency Services

OUR MISSION: To support children in foster care who have special needs, to decrease the time they wait for permanent families, and to expand the geographical boundaries in which the best adoptive families may be found.

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Profiles

Dezziray

Age: 11

Dezziray is a sweet, loving and wonderfully compassionate girl with beautiful brilliant blue eyes and an amazing smile!! "Dezzi", as she prefers to be called, yearns for a family that includes a mom (and maybe a dad) - a family who is active and likes to spend time together doing fun things.



Anjal, Mario & DeyVon

Ages: 5 - 8

Anjal, Mario and DeyVon are a wonderful trio with very special needs who need a skilled family with much time, love and energy to give. Their worker exclaims,"They really are such darling children!"



Tyron

Age: 12

When asked about his ideal adoptive family, Tyron thinks carefully, smiles and then gives a thoughtful answer. He wants parents “who are heartwarming, talented and who I can be mellow with.” He is hoping they will want to play board games with him (his favorite is Sorry!), and that they will happily embrace the sports and outdoor adventures that he so loves. He envisions a home with a big backyard, maybe even an outdoor in-ground pool, and “not-too-city but not-too-country.”



Jeffery and Paul

Ages: 7 - 9

Jeffery and Paul are lively, happy and affectionate brothers who are very bonded to each other. With their polite manners and engaging grins they are quite endearing. Both boys are artists, constantly creating with the materials they find around them.



Antony

Age: 9

Antony is an intelligent, empathetic youngster with beautiful light brown eyes that sparkle when he smiles. He has an excellent sense of humor and enjoys playing with superhero action figures - especially Batman. He is very skilled at video games and likes teaching the adults in his life how to play. Antony is an amazing runner and he delights in this sport. His polite manners and sweetness make it very easy to be immediately drawn to him. Antony is trying so hard to adjust to the many changes and uncertainties in his life.



Izaiah

Age: 9

Izaiah is a delightful little boy with a smile that will light up a room and a hug that will warm your heart! He loves interacting with adults and time dedicated to comforting one-on-one affection. A love of numbers and counting on fingers or clocks can keep him busy for a short time until he is onto something else that interests him such as building with blocks, putting together puzzles, or playing on his iPad. He is a child with a love for the outdoors and will take any opportunity to go for walks, swim, or play at the park. He is simply a joy to be around!



Josiah

Age: 5

Josiah is a delightful, high energy boy who loves Spiderman! He has short curly black hair, dark brown eyes, chubby cheeks and a big friendly smile. Josiah is tall for his age, has an exuberant personality and is very expressive. He is constantly in motion and loves to be active. Josiah will need a skilled adoptive family who can provide structure, supervision and the engagement in specialized services that he needs in order to continue to thrive and to reach his full potential.



John & Makenzie

Ages: 10 - 11

John "Johnny" and Makenzie are siblings who are looking for a home where they can be adopted together. These siblings would do best in an environment that is calm, predictable and tailored to their needs. They are a fun-loving pair!



DeaQuan

Age: 11

A child that everyone really likes, DeaQuan loves Batman and likes to wear Batman shirts wherever he goes. He also loves music he can sing and dance to and really knows how to get down to a funky beat! Despite the odds against him, he has an ongoing zest for life. He needs a family who will provide him with patience, consistency and trust while challenging DeaQuan to continue to learn to do things for himself and accept him for exactly who he is.



Cheyenne

Age: 14

Imaginative and creative, talented Cheyenne is excited and eager to find her forever family! Cheyenne has a wonderful and expansive imagination. This creative side of her has her telling and writing all sorts of stories. Cheyenne loves to also write and sing songs (she has a great voice!), play the piano, do crafts, go to church, and play basketball or run track. Cheyenne adores reading and is currently reading a book series about cats, which she loves to talk about. Cheyenne is an active young lady and would do well with an equally active family that is involved in the community and likes to stay busy.



James

Age: 15

Patient, kindhearted, and tremendously resilient, James is eager to find a welcoming forever family. James has a sensitive side and is devoted to people who have touched his life in a positive way. James loves to play outside and to decipher video games. He enjoys gardening and the collaborative effort of working alongside his foster parents on a multitude of tasks.