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Children Waiting for Adoptive Families


To be considered a prospective adoptive family for a waiting child, you must have a current, approved adoption homestudy or Vermont foster care license.
All waiting children have experienced some degree of abuse, neglect, and loss. These listings are intended only as an introduction. For a fuller understanding of a specific child, follow up with the worker that's listed.
Aliah, 11 years old MATCHED! ON HOLD
Aliah likes listening to music, reading, hanging out with friends, and watching scary movies. Video 1  |  Video 2  |  Video 3
Alicia, 15 years old
Alicia enjoys sports, puzzles, arts and crafts, and video games.
Ashley, 14 years old MATCHED! ON HOLD
Ashley loves to bake and read books.
Ben, 15 years old
Ben enjoys music, sports, walks, being with dogs, hanging out with friends, and shopping.
Braedyn, 12 years old  MATCHED! ON HOLD
Braedyn is very musical and plays a variety of instruments.
Brandon, 16 years old
Brandon's favorite sports are basketball, football, and swimming. Music is also very important.
Charlie, 15 year-old
Charlie likes four wheeling, dirt bikes, remote controlled cars, fixing things, and working with power tools.
Chloe, 14 year-old
Chloe likes to read, bake and watch movies.
Christopher, 6 year-old  MATCHED! ON HOLD
Christopher is very funny. He loves paw patrol and being outdoors.
Christopher, 14 year-old  MATCHED! ON HOLD
Christopher is energetic. He loves sports and being outside letting out all that energy.
Dakota, 17 year-old
Dakota likes legos, sledding, basketball, football, video games, and board games.
David, 16 year-old
David enjoys playing basketball and football, fishing, playing video games, and watching football.
Eric, 13 year-old
Eric likes everything about the outdoors, especially fishing, riding bikes, swimming, and climbing trees.
Gabriel, 8 year-old  MATCHED! ON HOLD
Gabriel loves Paw Patrol, Magnetiles, Legos and crafts!
George, 18 year-old
George enjoys go-karts, bowling, laser tag, golf, paddle boarding, and amusement parks. Video
Gerald, 17 year-old
Gerald loves Anime, Green Day, video games, and comic books.
Haydin, 15 year-old
Haydin likes history, Legos, helping people, drawing, and watching movies.
Houston, 14 year-old MATCHED! ON HOLD
Houtson enjoys outdoor activities and video games. He is very outgoing and wants to try new things.
Hunter, 17 year-old
Hunter enjoys playing basketball, riding his bike, skiing, swimming, and staying active.
Jace, 9 year-old MATCHED! ON HOLD
Jace loves being active, playing games, riding his bike, swimming, and sledding.
Jacob, 14-year-old
Jacob loves hockey and is a big Boston Bruins fan. He enoys fishing, being outdoors, and riding dirt bikes.
Jayden, 12 year-old
Jayden is a Red Sox fan. He'd like a family that is familiar with dirt bikes.
Jeff, 12 year-old  MATCHED! ON HOLD
Jeff likes to rollerskate and likes playing both video games and outdoors, a small town or small farm is very appealing to them!
John, 14 year-old
John likes Magic the Gathering cards, mowing lawns and wants to join wrestling when he goes to high school.
Jordan, 15 year-old
Jordan is an active person who loves biking, go karting, and family time.
Josie, 16 year-old
Josie loves horses, golden retrievers, and their favorite subject is math.
Kathryn, 18 year-old
Kathryn enjoys Cheerleading, fashion, crocheting and horseback riding.
Kolby, 12 year-old MATCHED! ON HOLD
Kolby enjoys camping, fishing, hiking. He'd like a family that does all these things plus hunting.
Kyla, 18 year-old
Kyla enjoys cheerleading, lacrosse, snowboarding and hiking.
Layla, 15 year-old
Layla is a farm loving fan of wide open spaces, who is not afraid of working hard or getting dirty.
Linsey, 11 year-old  MATCHED! ON HOLD
Linsey loves swimming, playing basketball, trying new things, and being active.
Logan, 10 year-old  MATCHED! ON HOLD
Logan is a jokester and likes to have fun. Basketball, legos, and card games are great.
Lucia, 17 year-old
Lucia enjoys drawing, singing, working, anime cartoons, acting and Korean pop music.
Maria, 11 year-old
Maria likes singing, dancing, art, swimming, photography, and playing on the monkey bars.
Marleigh, 7 year-old
Marleigh likes gymnastics, dance, and playing dress up
Mason, 14 year-old
Mason likes video and board games, as well as sports and magic tricks.
Matthew, 10 year-old
Matthew would like to live in the country, on a farm, with a mom and dad, and younger kids.
Mercedes, 17 year-old
Mercedes loves Music and pop culture, and is very independent!
Michael, 16 year-old
Michael likes keeping things clean and organized, gardening, and legos!  Watch a short video
Paul, 12 year-old
Paul enjoys Legos, Minecraft, and card games. He'd like a mom, dad, older brother, and a dog. He'd also love to have a horse or at least the opportunity to ride one.
Quinn, 9 year-old
Quinn likes outside activities, as well as board games, card games, and pizza!
Richard, 13 year-old
Richard likes reading, and is looking for a small town to grow and play in!
Savanna, 12 year-old  MATCHED! ON HOLD
Savanna enjoys doing some sports, watching TV and movies, playing board games and doing puzzles.
Sophia, 11 year-old   MATCHED! ON HOLD
Sophia has many interests, and is looking for a family that is into homesteading and raising chickens!
Wynter, 10 year-old  MATCHED! ON HOLD
Wynter loves watermellon, brussels sprouts, reading, swimming, making snow men and watching Cartoon Network!