Children Waiting

Jazlyn: Year of Birth 1999

2Jazlyn2014Jazlyn is a fun-loving  outgoing type.  She currently engages in therapy and is working on self esteem issues, as well coping skills. She is making progress with expressing her feelings in a more positive manner.  Jazlyn had a tumultuous past and needs a patient, caring, family that will accept her for who she is.  Jazlyn’s strengths are her kind and caring nature and her ability to openly converse with others on a variety of topics of interest. Jazlyn is on an IEP in school.  Her interests include listening to music of various genres; including gospel, rap, hip-hop, R & B, and country. She enjoys doing her makeup, painting her nails, dancing, and crafts. Jazlyn is an avid animal lover and also enjoys attending church.  Jazlyn enjoys being active and needs a family that will let her bond and develop trust at her pace. To learn more about Jazlyn contact:

Angela Miller

Trumbull County Children Services

2282 Reeves Rd. Warren, Ohio 44483

Angela Miller

330-372-2010

Email: millea@odjfs. state.oh.us


  Jamie: Year of Birth, 2010 

 

Jamie Folmar 3-2014Jamie is a happy, funny, loving, energetic and affectionate little girl. She is full of personality and can act like a princess one minute and be an adorable little bully the next minute. Jamie loves to make people laugh and to be the center of attention.Jamie has been diagnosed with rickets and Bilateral Atresia; she is currently on a transplant list for a new liver. Because of her medical needs, Jamie has some developmental delays, especially with speech. Jamie is on multiple medications, she has lab work completed monthly, she has an ultrasound on her liver every three months, and she sees specialists monthly.

 It will be necessary for Jamie to be placed in a home with parents who are able to meet her special medical needs and developmental delays. It is also necessary for Jamie to be placed with her brother, Jeremiah, whom she has been with since she was born. The adoptive family must be able to provide for Jamie*s long term medical care in addition to any future complicated health risks. Jamie and Jeremiah are very bonded to their current foster parents. The foster parents would like to maintain a relationship with the children after they are adopted.

 

For more information please contact:

Trumbull County Children Service:

Contact: Debbie Gregory

2282 Reeves Rd. NE

Warren, Ohio 44483

Phone: (330) 372-2010, ext. 1246

Fax: (330) 372-3446

Email: gregod@odjfs.state.oh.us

 


 Jeremiah , Year of Birth: 2009

Jeremiah 3-2014Jeremiah is a happy, energetic, busy, loving, and affectionate little boy. Jeremiah enjoys playing with his three year old biological sister (Jamie) and his older foster siblings. He also enjoys playing with his cars and playing outside.Jeremiah attends preschool for special needs children. He was on an IEP for speech and social delays; however, in a re-evaluation in January it was reported that he has met his IEP goals and will probably be mainstreamed into a regular Kindergarten in the fall of 2014.Jeremiah has been diagnosed with a mood disorder that is on the autism spectrum. Jeremiah does best in a structured environment that has a daily routine. Jeremiah is very bonded and attached to his biological sister. He and Jamie will need to remain placed together due to their strong bond. The children and their current foster parents are very bonded; the foster parents would like to maintain a relationship with the children after they are adopted.

 For more information please contact:

Trumbull County Children Service:

Contact: Debbie Gregory

2282 Reeves Rd. NE

Warren, Ohio 44483

Phone: (330) 372-2010, ext. 1246

Fax: (330) 372-3446

Email: gregod@odjfs.state.oh.us

 


   E’mari,  Year of Birth: 1997

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E’mari is a wonderful young man and has a potentially bright future.  He is initially reserved when meeting someone new.  Once he gets to know a person, he is kind, outgoing, and respectful.  E’mari does well academically in school. He plays for his school’s football team and is currently contemplating engaging in other sports such as track and basketball. E’mari enjoys staying active and is helpful around the house.  He enjoys cooking and outdoor activities. E’mari worked a summer job this past year. He has good social skills and makes friends easily.  E’mari is generally well liked by those who know him.  At times, E’mari is defensive and untrusting.  He has made significant progress with expressing his feelings in a more positive way. For more information please contact:

Angela Miller

Trumbull County Children Services

2282 Reeves Rd. Warren, Ohio 444833

Phone: 330-372-2010  Fax: 330-372-3446

Email: millea@odjfs.state.oh.us

 


 

 Shania Shania, Year of Birth:  2000

Shania is a fun-loving, outgoing teen. She is somewhat quiet until she becomes familiar with a person. She enjoys staying active and participating in sports such as soccer and swimming. She is humorous and laughs a lot. She reports her favorite music genres as hip hop and country. She practices the Christian faith. Shania’s past experiences of rejection and disappointment have made it hard for her to trust. Once her trust is earned she is capable of attaching, being loyal, and helpful. Shania prefers a placement with no pets, and no smokers. She gets along well with other children and has a close relationship with her current foster sisters. Shania’s grades will waver in school from average to below average. She desires a family that can empathize with her past experiences and accept her for who she is.

For more information please contact:

Trumbull County Children Services

Contact Person: Angela Miller

Phone: 330-372-2010

Email: millea@odjfs.state.oh.us

 


     Deon: Year of Birth: 2011New Image

Deon is a playful, loveable and affectionate toddler and is easy to engage. Deon enjoys typical toddler play with age appropriate toys and does well with interacting with children close in age. Deon’s favorite cartoon characters are Mickey Mouse and Barney. Deon has had one foster placement since coming into care in 2011. He was born with a medical condition called Dysphagia that affects swallowing. He has progressed with this illness and is now able to eat and drink regular foods. Deon also has a recent diagnosis of Chromosome Deletion 22. He is currently seeing a geneticist to determine the impact of this condition on his health. He requires consistent medical care. Deon is currently developmentally on task after receiving physical and occupational therapy as an infant. Despite his medical conditions he remains an active and energetic toddler. Deon is in need of a loving and accepting family who can ensure that his medical needs are met. If you are that family for Deon please contact:
Angela Miller

Trumbull County Children Service

Phone: 330-372-2010 Fax: 330-372-3446

Email: millea@odjfs.state.oh.us

 


JonathanYear of Birth: 2001
Deion, Year of Birth: 2003

Jon & Deion

Jonathan and Deion are wonderful, well- mannered siblings who need a loving family. Jonathan has an outgoing and humorous personality.  Deion is the opposite and has a more reserved personality.  Jonathan is a happy, young child who enjoys being a part of a family and is capable of forming a loving attachment.  Jonathan loves playing various sports such as football and basketball with his friends.  He also enjoys playing video games and being outdoors.Deion is an active child, who enjoys attention from others.  He enjoys reading books and playing outdoors.  Deion is sensitive and affectionate with his caregivers.  Deion has a diagnosis of asthma, although it appears that he has not had to use the nebulizer in a while.  Both boys need structure and consistency around their school performance as they have some academic difficulties.  They also receive counseling services.

The children have a strong bond with each other and have been placed together for much of their time in foster care.  They have older siblings in care in which they would like to have continued contact.  They have maintained contact through visitation and they enjoy their time together.  They would benefit from a home that provides structure and an active environment for them to thrive in.If you think you are the family that can provide the love, consistency and care that Jonathan and Deion need, For more information  please contact:

Angela Miller

Trumbull County Children Services Board

2282 Reeves Rd. NE Warren, Ohio 44483
Phone: 330-372-2010 Fax: 330-372-3446  

Email: Millea@odjfs.state.oh.us


 Ja’Mariona, Year of Birth: 2003

 JaMaria, Year of Birth: 2006
 D’Juan, Year of Birth: 2010

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***Matched with a family***

Ja’Mariona is a wonderful child who is personable and enjoys conversation.  She is the oldest of this three-sibling group.  Ja’Mariona is engaging, eager to please and responds well to praise.  She enjoys helping out around the house.  She has made great strides in her current foster home placement and enjoys being part of a family.  Ja’Mariona is on an Individualized Education Plan (IEP) to address her academic needs in school. She receives counseling and psychiatric services to address emotional issues.  At times, Ja’Mariona will exhibit inappropriate behaviors that needs to be redirected.  She needs close supervision.  She is in good physical health and enjoys activities such as dancing, singing and playing with dolls. She also enjoys “girly” things such as having her hair done and nails polished.

JaMaria is an adorable child who loves affection and spending time with her caregivers.  She is warm and has a beautiful smile.  JaMaria struggles in various areas such as learning and comprehension and is on an Individualized Education Plan (IEP).  She also participates in counseling and receives psychiatric services to address emotional and behavioral issues.  JaMaria is easily redirected when exhibiting inappropriate behaviors.  At times she has difficulty in the classroom setting.  She is physically healthy.  JaMaria needs close supervision and will require consistency, patience and structure. JaMaria enjoys singing, dancing, coloring and watching children’s television shows.  She responds well to praise.

D’Juan has a pleasant and endearing demeanor.  He is physically healthy and participates in an early intervention program to improve his speech and fine motor skills.  He can appear quiet and shy until he gets to know you.  D’Juan likes typical toddler things such as playing with toy trucks, cars, coloring and watching children’s educational shows.

All three children have maintained placement in their current foster home for some time.  The family that is interested in these children should be sensitive to the relationship established with the former foster family.  The family will need to have patience, provide structure, consistency and love and have the ability to keep the children active.

Please contact Angela Miller at:
Trumbull County Children Services Board
2282 Reeves Rd. NE, Warren, Ohio 44483
Phone: 330-372-2010 Fax: 330-372-3446;

Email: millea@odjfs.state.oh.us


DeVonta,  Year of Birth: 1997

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*** Matched with a family***

DeVonta is an attractive young man who enjoys all sports, especially soccer and playing video games.  He is very well mannered and well behaved.  He is eager to please and is well liked by those who know him.  DeVonta is intelligent, fun, creative, respectful, kind and loving.  He enjoys attending church and participating in family activities.  He performs above average academically and is generally healthy.  He has many friends and gets along well with other children both younger and older.  He hopes to be adopted by a loving family and would love to have siblings.  DeVonta is involved in counseling to address issues related to his birth family.  DeVonta has been in his current foster home since 2004. The foster family is unable to adopt DeVonta but hopes to maintain contact with him when he is placed in his adoptive home.

For more information please contact:
Contact: Angela Miller
Trumbull County Children Services
Phone: (330) 372-2010

Millea@odjfs.state.oh.us


  Da’Quan, (Year of Birth) 1999

DaQuan Website2014

Da’Quan is a handsome young man  who is friendly and enjoys being around other children.  He loves to be outdoors, playing video games and enjoys participating in sports such as basketball & football.  He performs well in school academically and has the ability to maintain make and maintain  relationships with his peers.  He is a pleasant child with a charming personality.  Da’Quan recently returned to his previous foster home in which he resided for 6 years. He is involved in counseling to address adoption and birth family issues.  Da’Quan has requested that his forever family be open to visits with his older brother.

For more information please contact:
Contact: Angela Miller
Agency: Trumbull County Children Services
Phone: (330) 372-2010 Email: Millea @ odjfs.state. oh.us


Robert, Year of Birth 2001

 Robert Walp 12-2013

Robert is a friendly, outgoing young man.  Robert is generally healthy and is of average height, but above average weight for his age.  He enjoys playing outside, playing video games and playing with trucks and cars.  Robert likes fishing and participating in outdoor activities. He has a good sense of humor and is very eager to please.  Robert, at times, has issues getting along with others and controlling his anger.  He is involved in counseling and is on medication to address his behavioral issues and concerns related to the loss of his birth family.  Currently, he is performing average academically, but has to be redirected at times due to behaviors in the school setting.  Robert is in need of a strong, structured family who is patient, open to counseling and willing to give him a chance to thrive.

For more information please contact:
Agency: Trumbull County Children Services
Contact: Debbie Gregory
Phone: (330) 372-2010
Fax: (330) 372-3446  Email gregod@odjfs.state.oh.us


Brooklyn, (Year of Birth 2005)               ***Matched with a family***

brooklynBrooklyn is an energetic child who appears to be shy until she gets to know you.  She enjoys drawing, coloring, playing video games, crafts, watching cartoons, Nick Jr. and riding her bike.  She also enjoys helping around the house, especially outside.  Brooklyn has struggled in the past academically, but has improved greatly this school year.  She still struggles with focusing and following instructions and requires re-enforcement on a consistent basis.  She takes daily medication for ADHD.  She also has a medical condition which affects her adrenal glands and requires daily medications and routine medical care.  Brooklyn receives counseling to address emotional and behavior issues.  Brooklyn needs a loving, patient, committed family who can provide consistency and structure and meet her medical needs.

For more information please contact: Contact: Angela Miller
Agency: Trumbull County Children Services
Phone: (330) 372-2010  Fax: 330-372- 3446

Email: millea@odjfs.state.oh.us


 

AllanteYear of Birth: 1996

OLYMPUS DIGITAL CAMERAAllante is an attractive young man who is very likable to those who know him.  He likes to be active and have fun.  One of his talents is his artistic ability.  He enjoys all sports but in particular, loves playing football and basketball outdoors with friends.  Allante has the potential to do well in school but currently struggles due to his circumstances.  He also enjoys participating in church activities. He is the oldest of three  siblings remaining in care and is desirous of maintaining contact with his siblings.  Allante has had difficulty coping with this past and separation from his birth family.  He is in counseling to address issues related to his birth family and expressing his feelings in a more positive manner.  He is in need of a patient, kind, loving and consistent permanent family.

For more information please contact:
Trumbull County Children ServicesContact:

Angela Miller2282 Reeves Rd.Warren, Ohio 44483

Phone: 330-372-2010Fax: 330-372-3446

Millea@odjfs.state.oh.us

 


DJ, Year of Birth:  2003

Halayna, Year of Birth: 2005

David & Halayna

DJ is engaging and does very well in school.  He enjoys playing video games, board games, riding his bike and playing outside.  He also enjoys watching television.

DJ and Halayna were exposed to an unsafe and unstable environment while living with their birth family and presently are in counseling to address their needs.  They were placed together in a foster to adopt home but DJ disrupted due to anger and aggression issues.  Halayna continues to reside with her foster family and although they do not feel they can adopt DJ, they remain committed to adopting Halayna.  DJ has experienced multiple removals, separations and rejections in his life.  He needs a patient, loving family who can help him deal with the trauma he has experienced.  He will also need to maintain a relationship with his sister.

For more information please contact:

Trumbull County Children ServicesContact:

Angela Miller

2282 Reeves Rd. NEWarren, Ohio 44483

Phone: (330) 372-2010Fax: (330)372-3446

Email: millea@odjfs.state.oh.us


 Christopher: Year of Birth, 2011                  ***Matched with a Family****

Chris Awolowo 2014 Website

Christopher is an adorable, personable, loving and affectionate little boy. He is happy and always has a smile on his face. Christopher loves any toy that has wheels on it, especially trains. He also enjoys playing outside, playing in the sand box, swinging, watching “Thomas the Train”, and playing with his trains. 

Christopher has special medical needs as he has been diagnosed with cystic fibrosis and asthma. Due to his medical condition, he has experienced some developmental delays in his speech and in some of his milestones. Christopher has monthly medical visits, lab work, and assessments completed on a regular basis. He is also on multiple medications to manage his cystic fibrosis. Christopher attends pre-school three times a week and he receives speech therapy while at school. Christopher also receives physical therapy in the home one time a week.

Christopher is in need of adoptive parents who are able and willing to provide for his long term care, multiple medical appointments, and possible future complicated health risks. Christopher’s current foster family, with whom he has been with since birth, would like to maintain a relationship with him after his adoption.

 If you are that special family please contact Debbie Gregory at Trumbull County Children Service at (330) 372-2010 or gregod@odjfs.state.oh.us