FOSTER/ADOPT  

  CHILDREN WAITING  

CHILDREN WAITING

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 NATALIE 

2006

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Natalie is a bubbly, sweet young lady. She relishes in social connections but thrives in one-on-one interactions. Natalie is funny and loves to laugh. She can be very caring and nurturing with a soft side. Natalie loves to cuddle up and watch a good movie or cartoon. She is creative, enjoying coloring and making crafts. Natalie finds peace in music and can often be heard signing. She is quite the helper and likes to clean-especially windows! Natalie is very happy outdoors and is drawn to water. Swimming is one of her favorite activities. Natalie embraces her girly side and adores spending time on her make-up, hair and nails.

 

Natalie works hard at school and is always making progress. She engages well with school personnel and attends class regularly. Natalie’s favorite subject is math because it is so much fun!

 

Natalie asks nearly everyday if her forever family is out there. She would prosper in a supportive, dedicated family who enjoys quality time together. Natalie is an imaginative, amusing and fun-loving young lady who yearns to be adopted.

If you are interested in learning more about Natalie, please contact:

Mary Tatum

330-372-2010  

Mary.Tatum@jfs.ohio.gov

 KAITLYN 

2004

Expressive and outgoing, Kaitlyn is sure to be the center of attention. Born in 2004, this sweet, sensitive, young lady is clearly not your typical princess. While she would excitedly spend the day at the spa, a trip to the park or library also brings a smile to her face.   Music is a huge part of her life, as she is always listening to one of her favorite songs on her MP3 player. Kaitlyn is waiting for a fun, happy, and generous forever family to compliment her creative spirit.

If you are interested in learning more about Kaitlyn, please contact:

Mary Tatum

330-372-2010  

Mary.Tatum@jfs.ohio.gov

    LEON    

2005

Leon is a reserved young man that is talented at drawing and enjoys playing video games. “He’s quiet at first but loves to joke around once he gets to know you,” Jared W. states, “and that’s when he will let his guard down and talk more.” Leon enjoys playing basketball with his brothers and playing videogames such as NBA 2K17 and other first-person action-adventure games. One day, he would like to pursue a career as a video game designer as well. Leon describes one of his best qualities as being a shoulder to lean on for his friends and states, “I’m most thankful for my friends, too.”

If you are interested in learning more about Leon, please contact:

Kasey Sapp 

330-372-2010        

Kasey.Sapp@jfs.ohio.gov

 KARL 

2006

Karl is a very sweet and comical young man who loves to help, even when it’s not asked of him.  He enjoys making crafts, woodworking, building things, playing video games and card games, going swimming and participating in school sports. Karl has also shown a desire play tackle football and he has recently joined boy scouts. Karl loves watching football and following his favorite team, the Giants!

 

Karl’s favorite subject in school is math and his least favorite is reading. He aspires to be a carpenter where he can use his hands to build things. His other vocational goal is to enroll in the army.

  

Karl wants to find a family that is very active with him, whether it’s going out to see a new movie in theaters or helping him pursue activities such as boy scouts or football. He loves animals, especially big dogs and gets along well with younger children. 

If you are interested in learning more about Karl, please contact:

 

Kasey Sapp 

330-372-2010        

Kasey.Sapp@jfs.ohio.gov

 DEVIN 

2005

Have you ever known a child that wears out his shoes within months because of how much he plays basketball?

 

Devin is the epitome of this! He is a  very athletic and intelligent young

man, who enjoys playing football and basketball as well as watching

sports, both college and professional.  Devin does well in school and is very easy to talk to and engages well.

 

One of his previous foster parents states, “He’s a nice kid. He’s very

helpful. Devin does a good job on anything you ask him to do and

seldom argues about it.” 

 

If you are interested in learning more about Devin, please contact:

 

Kasey Sapp 

330-372-2010        

Kasey.Sapp@jfs.ohio.gov

 Ian 

2009

Ian is a very friendly child. When initially meeting someone, he tends to be shy but once he gets to know you, he opens up and loves to talk. He is honest and will let you know exactly how he feels. He enjoys one-on-one interaction and loves to laugh and joke around. Ian is caring and protective of those he cares about. He is energetic and states that he likes to help work on cars. He enjoys electronics and playing games on coolmath.com.

Ian would very much enjoy a forever family who lives in the country and has animals to take care of. He would love to live on a farm or live close to the mall as he identifies those as some of his favorite places. 

If you are interested in learning more about Ian, please contact:

 

Mary Tatum

330-372-2010  

Mary.Tatum@jfs.ohio.gov

 RACHEL 

2005

Rachel is a friendly, young lady. Rachel is funny and outgoing.  Rachel loves to play games and watch funny videos. She is creative, she enjoys making funny videos of herself and designing the perfect avatars on her games.  Rachel finds meaning in music and can often be found looking up music videos on YouTube. Rachel has her own sense of style. Rachel often does different things with her hair, nails, make-up, and outfits to distinguish her own unique look. Rachel earns passing grades and attends school regularly.

 

Rachel would prosper in a supportive, active, and dedicated family who enjoys quality time together. Rachel is an amusing and fun-loving young lady.

If you are interested in learning more about Rachel, please contact:

 

Mary Tatum

330-372-2010  

Mary.Tatum@jfs.ohio.gov

 BRENT 

2007

Brent is a kind and entertaining young man. He enjoys telling jokes, singing, and seeing people smile. One of Brent’s favorite hobbies is writing holiday cards for others, especially those who are going through a difficult time. He enjoys making crafts, drawing pictures, and designing. Brent loves school and takes pride in getting good grades. Regarding his future, Brent says, “I just want a family who will accept me and love me for who I am.” Brent would thrive in a family who is loving, affectionate, and empathetic. 

If you are interested in learning more about Brent, please contact:

Mary Tatum

330-372-2010  

Mary.Tatum@jfs.ohio.gov

  JAMES 

2005

James is a funny and entertaining young man. He enjoys telling people facts about mythology and other subjects of interest of his. James has a very big imagination. James enjoys writing his own comics and creating characters for his stories. James gets good grades in school. Regarding his future, James says, “He wants a family to accept him for who he is.” James would thrive in a family who is loving, understanding, and empathetic. 

If interested in learning more about James, please contact:

Mary Tatum

330-372-2010  

Mary.Tatum@jfs.ohio.gov

 DAVONTAE 

2007

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Davontae is a sociable and energetic young man who loves to collect Pokémon cards. A couple of his other favorite things include fishing and watching his favorite movie, Detective Pikachu. Devontae is a very curious boy and likes to ask questions to better understand what is being discussed. His favorite part of school is gym and he loves to play basketball whenever he can.

 

Davontae is looking for a family that is very active and will help him pursue the sports he has an interest in.

 

If you are interested in learning more about Davontae, please contact:

Kasey Sapp

(330) 372-2010

Kasey.Sapp@jfs.ohio.gov

 FERRIN 

2007

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Meet Ferrin! Ferrin is a friendly, fun-loving young man who is open to trying new things. He is a good student who likes math and science. He likes to play board games, but when it comes to sports, he enjoys watching more than playing. His favorite is baseball! He loves animals and enjoys swimming and the outdoors. Among the many activities he has done with his foster family, he has volunteered wrapping holiday gifts at the mall. Ferrin is also helpful around the house and likes to cook and tend to the garden. Ferrin is ready to be part of a family who can keep his curious mind occupied with fun, positive activities!

 

If you are interested in learning more about Ferrin, please contact:

Melinda Gelsomini

(330) 372-2010

Melinda.Gelsomini@jfs.ohio.gov

 FREYA 

2012

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Freya is an energetic young girl who loves to eat cookies and milk, watch Harry Potter and doing crafts. She is very sociable and likes school. Freya also enjoys playing outside and riding her bike and scooter.

 

“Freya is very sweet and has a carefree and bubbly personality,” Jessica W. states. She has a big imagination to go along with a big personality!

If you are interested in learning more about Freya, please contact:

 

Kasey Sapp

(330) 372-2010

Kasey.Sapp@jfs.ohio.gov

 BENNETT 

2012

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This sweet little boy has been described by others as eager to please, pleasant, and responsible, as well as polite, bright, and inquisitive! Some of his favorite activities are to draw, build with Lego, and play outside. He loves sports and recently learned how to swim, which he also loves.

Bennett is ready to be part of a forever family who will spend quality time doing fun things with him; encourage his confidence; and help him believe that great things are coming!

If you are interested in learning more about Bennett, please contact:

 

Brandy C Crum, BSAS

(330) 372-2010 ext. 1376

Brandy.Crum@jfs.ohio.gov