Waiting Children

Waiting for a family is the longest wait of all.

Waiting Children

Despite the fact that we live in one of the most fortunate nations in the world, there are 130,000 children in the U.S. foster care system waiting to be adopted. Adopt America Network specializes in finding homes for the most difficult-to-place children.

For these children, every day that passes without a family of their own is an eternity – especially since they are dealing with very special needs and situations, including:

  • Victims of extreme neglect.
  • Victims of abuse – sexual, physical, emotional.
  • Mentally or medically fragile children (ranging from minor problems to terminally ill).
  • Part of a sibling group of two or more (the greater the number, the harder it is to find a permanent home).
  • Of minority or biracial heritage.
  • Older children with the associated problems of long-term care in the foster system.

Perhaps the best way to really see what our organization is all about is to “meet” the children who are available for adoption and so richly deserve a home to call their own.


Aaron

Aaron has matured greatly over the past few years. He is personable and polite.
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Aaron

Sitting quietly and engaging in one on one activities is where Aaron really lights up.
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Abby

Abby is a very cute and out-going young girl.
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Adam

Adam has expressed really wanting a family who will “love me and take care of me.”
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Alicia

Alicia is a darling, vivacious, affectionate little girl!
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Aliya and Keontae

Aliya is very smart and Keontae loves video games
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Amber

Amber is outgoing, active, and enjoys a good competition. She is a lovable child who has a very kind heart.
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Amone

Amone has a pleasant smile and friendly personality. She is an adorable young girl who loves to sing, and dance like Hanna Montana.
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Angel

Angel has a beautiful smile and infectious laugh. He loves being around people. Angel is happiest when spoken and sung to.
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Angel

Angel is a bright, active girl!
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Anthony

Anthony is a child that enjoys drawing and the arts. Anthony states that “I love art.”
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Anthony

An intelligent and happy go lucky 14 year old boy! He is at the top of his class and enjoys learning at school.
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Anthony

Anthony would like a family that would “take me lots of places and spend lots of time with me.”
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Anthony

Anthony likes sports and attending church. He has participated in church activities such as praise dancing.
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Antonio

Whether it is creating a sand art project, drawing or collecting Pokeman or football cards, Antonio will keep you on your toes!
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Aphrodite

Aphrodite is full of youthful exuberance. She is adorable and friendly young lady who loves Hannah Montana.
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Benjamin

Benjamin is an avid reader, enjoys playing chess, and making origami figures. He he has plans of attending college and being successful.
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Beth & Norman

Beth and Norman are adorable little kids of Native American ancestry.
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Bobby

Bobby is a young teen who enjoys spending time outside swinging and playing in the snow.
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Bradley

Bradley is a ball of energy and he always has a smile on his face. He enjoys playing Wii video games and board games.
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Bradley

Bradley is a very positive and energetic. He was recently awarded “Most Affectionate” in his class.
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Brandon

If you want to make Brandon happy, have a discussion about cars or music. While he is talking about either of the two subjects he is your best friend!
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Breonna

This beautiful young girl loves listening to music!
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Brian

Brian is a very nice young man who likes sports and hopes to play basketball or football.
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Britney

Britney is healthy. She makes friends easily. She is spiritual and enjoys the Youth Program at the foster parent’s church.
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Caleb

Caleb is a curious and active child! He loves outdoor activities.
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Casey

Casey is an adorable little old boy!
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Chloe

Chloe is an active and talented 12 year old girl
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Chris

Chris is a very sweet, mannerly child. He is a real gentleman and will help a lady with the door or help her carry her things.
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Christian

Christian is an all-around likeable preteen!
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Cody

Cody likes to stay active, playing soccer and basketball or playing on his leap frog!
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Cody

Cody is doing fantastically well on the home from, in school, and in the community!
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Cornelia

Cornelia enjoys listening to music, writing poems and singing. Cornelia loves one on one attention from adults.
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Dalton and Dawson

Dawson is very caring and Dalton is very sweet.
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Daniel

Those who know Daniel best tell us that he is a child who loves electronics.
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Davontay

Davontay wants a family who will be active and share new adventures with him.
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Devin

Devin enjoys reading and playing sports. At his current placement, he is the chore manager.
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Echo

When I grow up I want to be a lawyer or a veterinarian.
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Elijah

Elijah is a curious and sweet 13 year old boy. He is very personable and loves to be around people.
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Elijah

Elijah is a smart, sweet child, who is generally happy and “ready to go” in the mornings
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Enrique

Enrique enjoys JROTC and eventually would like to be in the military or on the police force.
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Eric

Eric is an adorable and loving boy with lots of energy. He has the cutest freckles and blue/green eyes.
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Evan

Evan enjoys outdoor activities like swimming and playing soccer and other sports, and creating structures with Legos.
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Evan

This helpful, affectionate kid is Evan!
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Eythan

Eythan, who enjoys being active and participating in sports, has become a healthier, trimmer, more self-confident sixth grader.
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Faith

Faith is a darling girl!
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Gabriel

Gabe is a handsome preteen who thrives on 1:1 adult attention.
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Gage

Gage is thriving! He has come such a long way since coming into foster care at age 11, and he is not through yet!
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Garrett

Garrett loves fixing things and tinkering with toys and other objects
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Gavin

Meet Gavin, he likes rock & roll music, video games and soccer!
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Gia

Gia is a bright, attractive, vivacious teen with a beautiful smile.
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Hailey

Hailey is a very sweet and compassionate young lady who roots for the underdog
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Isaiah

Energetic Isaiah loves to laugh and loves hands-on activities.
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Jameir

Jameir is an adorable little boy. He loves one on one attention from his caregivers and attaches quickly to others.
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James

James is a delightful teenager who enjoys keeping up with fashion trends. He takes pride in maintaining a neat appearance.
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Jase

Jase has a “happy go-lucky” personality! He has shared he wants a family soon.
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Jeraysia

Jeraysia is a talkative, polite and welcoming young lady.
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Jerimiah

It is when Jerimiah's challenges are being well-managed that his kindness, sweet affect, compassion, and sense of humor are most apparent.
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Jermaine

Jermaine is a very likeable and sweet preteen.
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Jesse

This young man enjoys singing, dancing, and everything else related to music.
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Jessica

Arts and crafts make Jessica smile and she is open to trying new things.
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Jesus

Jesus is often described as a “Miracle Baby” by his caregivers. He communicates by groans, cries, and minimal eye movements.
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Joel

Joel is a charming, often playful young boy with a wonderful smile and a love of being silly.
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John

He enjoys playing outside at the park, collecting toy cars, playing with “Tigger” and trains, watching movies, play on the computer and being read to.
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Jonathon

You can’t miss his big smile!
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Jordan

Jordan describes himself as helpful, creative, kind, respectful, and likes pets.
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Joseph

Joseph's open and friendly personality draws people to him, and his optimism helps to lift others' spirits. He loves to entertain and make people laugh.
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Joseph

Joey stays busy in the summer with gardening and swimming he an active and fun loving 15 year old boy.
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Josh

7 year old Josh loves to make other happy
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Josiah

Josiah likes to entertain himself with puzzles and games. He is also very imaginative!
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Justin

Justin loves participating in activities in his school program.
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Justin

Kind, polite, focused, as resilient, Justin is a teen with a very good sense of humor who loves to joke around.
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Kaiden

Kaiden enjoys being outside, playing with toys and interacting with others.
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Kaily

Kaily is a sweet and lovable 13 year old girl.
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Kameron, Noah, Alexis

Kameron, Noah and Alexis are eager to find their adoptive family! This sibling group is full of personality, energy and fun!
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Kayla

Kayla is a very respectable 13 year old.
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Kenneth

Kenneth is a sweet, loveable and easy going youth. He can be a shy child who is easy to please.
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Kevin

Kevin would love a family that would provide him the opportunity to be active and outside.
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Kshawn

I show affection openly with hugs and I am accepting of animals. I am described as active, happy, and moody. I love to eat!
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Kyron

Kyron likes to interact with peers and does well with various ages. He also likes animals, especially dogs.
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Laejja

Laejja is a passionate teenage girl putting her emotions into expressive poetry. She is a teen who is confident and knows what she likes reading books, baking, and scrapbooking
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Lakota

Lakota is a happy little boy that likes to be hugged.
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Lamont

Lamont has great success in engaging with others in one-on-one activities and appears to thrive on the individual attention.
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Lara

Along with her wonderful smile, Lara's foster mom fondly tells us that Lara is gunny, creative, thoughtful, and loving.
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Laylauni

Laylauni loves engaging in physical activities, such as riding her bike and playing outdoors.
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Logan

Logan is a sweet and caring sixteen year old boy
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Makhi

10 year old Makhi loves challenging puzzles and being silly.
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Maria

Maria is a happy young girl who enjoys being rocked and likes to be gently swung.
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Michael

Michael is a caring young man. He enjoys spending his time playing computer games.
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Michael

Michael is an amazing youngster with a fun personality, determination, and a tender heart. One of his favorite things is the sound of water.
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Michael

Michael is a very likable youth and a talented artist.
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Michael

He is a fellow who makes friends easily and gets along great with others.
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Miracle and Malik

Miracle has a warm smile and kind heart and Malik is all personality
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Natasha

Natasha is an affectionate child, who basks in lots of love and attention. Natasha’s favorite snacks are yogurt and oatmeal.
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Nate

Nate said he would like to receive love from his adoptive family through hugs and smiles.
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Nephi

Nephi is a sweet and lovable four-year-old that has the most infectious smile and laugh.
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Nicholas

Nicholas has a wide array of interests and is a curious little boy.
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Noah

Noah loves to be outside, play in the water, and spend time with other children. He is particularly happy in the morning and at bath time.
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Paul

13 year old Paul loves anything and everything to do with firefighting!
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Perrish

14 year old Perrish is energetic, intelligent and active. His emotional state can be noted as sweet and he loves positive feedback from others.
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Randon

Randon is able to do things that he was never expected to be able to do!
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Ryheam

Ryheam is a 15 year old boy who strives to make others happy. He is very outgoing and energetic.
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Samuel

Meet this charmer and jokester!
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Sarah

Sarah has many different interests and enjoys developing new hobbies and learning new activities.
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Sha'Myia

Sha'Myia loves laughing and smiling! She especially enjoys country music.
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Skyler

Skyler is viewed as a quiet guy. Skyler really likes anything to do with space and NASA.
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Stacy

Meet Stacy, a funny and sweet 13 year old who loves to tell knock-knock jokes.
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Starlight

Star is a spunky girl with a great smile and a huge, infectious laugh!
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Terrance

Terrence has a sweet smile and laugh.
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Tony

Tony is definitely a joy to be around. Despite the early hardships in his life he continues to develop and flourish.
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Travis

Sixteen-year-old Travis has an inquisitive nature about him. He has a wonderful imagination and likes to learn how things work.
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Tre'von

Tre’von is generally a happy little boy despite all of his medical issues.
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Trentin & Trevor

Trentin is a caring, likeable, warm, friendly, and outgoing young man. Trevor enjoys school, especially math.
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Trenton

Trenton is very intelligent, lovable, affectionate
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Tristan

Tristan can communicate well and be assertive and involved in his planning
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Vicente

Vicente is a good humored, personable youngster. He is very outgoing and enjoys interacting with both adults and peers.
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Victoria

Victoria has a big beautiful smile. She loves to laugh and attempts to make sounds.
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William

William (Aka- Matt) is an energetic pre-teen who needs a loving and stable home with a forever family. Matt is a child with special needs but shows a curious personality.
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William

William has expressed that he wants a family who will be honest with him.
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William

William has a Leap Pad and enjoys playing activities on the electronic learning toy. He enjoys attention and affection of others.
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William and Ryan

Both boys enjoy playing with typical little boy toys. Legos are one of their favorites and they are quite the builders.
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Zachary

Zachary is a very active and outgoing boy. He is very expressive and has no problem stating his needs and wants.
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Zakiyyah

Zakiyyah is a tall and athletic teen with an infectious smile. Her favorite pastime is music.
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Zakrie

Zakrie is a sweet child that responds well to a soft voice. He thrives on love and nurturing.
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