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,


Ali, 17 year old

Ali likes baking, arts and crafts, and taking care of animals


Ashton, 13 year-old

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


Brandon, 15 year-old

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



Christine, 16 year-old

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


Cheyenne, 15 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, 12 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.


Damien, 14 year old

Damien likes building things, biking, and spending time outdoors.


Daniel, 13 year-old

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



Deseray, 15 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.



Elliott, 12 year-old

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


Emily, 17 year-old

Emily enjoys playing basketball, swimming, shopping, reading, dressing up, baking and watching movies.


Gerald, 11 year-old

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


Isaiah, 11 year old

Isaiah likes keeping busy. Isaiah loves a variety of sports and would like to be on a sports team.


Jackson, 10 year-old

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


Jaxon, 16 year old

Jaxon loves Magic cards, basketball, video games, drawing  and pets.


Johannis, 7 year-old

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


Joseph, 16 year old

Joseph enjoys riding his bike, watching movies, playing video games, and laughing.


Josh, 16 year-old

Josh loves fishing, playing, watching sports, and listening to music.


Kalobe, 16 year-old

Kalobe enjoys outdoor activities, playing board games, and playing cards.


Lulu, 17 year-old

Lulu loves singing, animals, reading lots of books, and feeling safe


MaKenna, 16 year-old

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


Manuel, 12 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.


Max, 17 year-old

Max is a young man that enjoys surfing the web and spending time with his sisters. His favorite meal is corned beef and cabbage with potatoes.


Michael, 10 year-old

Michael enjoys the outdoors, yoga, and being read to!



Sean, 16 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.


Teia, 15 year-old

Teia loves animals, music and singing, video games, TV and movies, and staying up late.


Trevor, 12 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

http://dcf.vermont.gov/fsd

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