Children Waiting for Adoptive Families

All waiting children have experienced some degree of abuse, neglect, and loss. Listings are intended as an introduction. For a fuller understanding of a specific child, follow up with the worker listed.

IMPORTANT: To be considered as a prospective adoptive family, you must have a current, approved adoption homestudy or Vermont foster care license.

Alex, 14 year old

Alex likes building with legos and K'nex and has a lot of creativity to share.

Asher, 14 year-old

Asher enjoys playing basketball, baseball and lacrosse. He wants a family to cheer him on!

Benjamin, 14 year old

Ben loves Greek Mythology and reading, and he is a good soccer player!

Brandon, 12 year-old

Brandon has a great sense of humor and is very expressive!

Brandon, 16 year-old

Brandon enjoys all types of foods, biking, being outdoors and camping.

Christine, 18 year-old

Christine loves creating art. She likes meditation bottles, and being around all kinds of animals.

Cheyenne, 16 year-old

Cheyenne is a an out-going young lady who enjoys spending time outside playing basketball, football, and softball. She's very curious and loves learning new things.

Dakota, 13 year-old

Dakota is a curious young boy that loves to be involved in learning. Some of the activities he enjoys are Legos, sledding, and playing the clarinet.

Daniel, 13 year-old

Daniel likes NASCAR, Dungeons and Dragons, and wants to live with cats.

Deseray, 16 year-old

Deseray likes drawing and swimming, and values honesty.

Devin, 16 year-old

Devin enjoys cooking, singing, watching TV, fishing, playing video games, and bowling.

Dylan, 16 year-old

Dylan is an outdoor kind of person, and enjoys many sports and activities!

Evan, 14 year-old

Evan likes Lacrosse and other sports, video games, technology, and doing activities with his mentor.

George, 14 year-old

George is very active and enjoys lots of activities, wants to be a paramedic someday!

Gerald, 13 year-old

Gerald is a fun and playful young boy who enjoys skateboarding, playing with Legos and reading.

Harry, 12 year-old

Harry likes being active and knows martial arts!

Henry, 15 year old

Henry is very creative and has a big heart! He is a strong student, is well spoken, and will try any food at least once.

Jackson, 11 year-old

Jackson loves the outdoors, animals, Legos and riding bikes.

James and Jacob, 8 and 10 years old

James and Jacob are social, active children who are looking for a home that listens to them.


Jemma, 8 year-old


Jemma is a learner who loves the library and legos!

Johannis, 8 year-old

Johannis is an outgoing young boy, who loves playing outdoors and wants to live on a farm.

Juliet, 12 year-old

Juliet is an animal enthusiast who wants to be on a farm with an active family!

Laura, 14 year old

Laura loves animals, and wants parents who will give her more opportunities, take her shopping, and encourage her talents!

Logan, 17 year-old

Logan loves fantasy and sports, as well as cooking freestyle!

MaKenna, 17 year-old

MaKenna enjoys coloring, swimming, camping, singing and playing games.

Manuel, 13 year-old

Manuel enjoys playing video games and watching movies. He is looking for a family that would be interested in having a pet. He likes dogs, hamsters and gerbils.

Mark, 8 year old

Mark loves Dinosaurs, and enjoys a lot of outdoor activities!

Samantha, 16 year-old

Samantha loves activity and sports such as skiing and soccer!

Sean, 17 year old

Sean likes random facts, history class, being outdoors, and sports!

Stanley, 15 year old

Stanley enjoys playing computer games and fishing, he and wants to learn how to snowboard.

Trevor, 13 year-old

Trevor likes hunting, dogs, and four wheelers.

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Family Services Division (FSD)

Deputy Commissioner Karen Shea
DCF - Family Services Division
280 State Drive
Waterbury, VT - 05671-1030
Phone:(802) 241-2131

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