Children Waiting

Nicholas    2006Nicholas       2006

Nicholas is a handsome little boy with lots of energy and a contagious smile.  He is in 4th grade and has an IEP to address his needs in school.  Nicholas is physically healthy.  He enjoys playing outside, camping and baking.  He was exposed to an unsafe, unstable and chaotic environment.  He receives counseling services to address his needs.  Nicholas requires close supervision and a structured, patient home.

Rebecca Umbel
330-372-2010

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Haley, Year of Birth 2004       

Swegan, Haley Final Visit 01.08.13002 - CopyHaley is outgoing, friendly, helpful and intelligent.  She enjoys going out to eat, shopping, playing with her Barbie dolls, music and dancing.  Haley has a strong bond with her siblings and would like to maintain contact with them after adoption.

Haley has difficulty in school academically and behaviorally.  The school is working with her to overcome these obstacles.  Haley is involved in gymnastics and attends church with her foster parents.

Haley experienced trauma before coming into foster care and will need a loving, patient family who can actively participate with her in counseling.  Haley would like to have a family to call her own.  For more information, please contact:

Rebecca Umbel
330-372-2010


Justin, Year of Birth 2013

Turner Justin 1-26-15 001Justin is an adorable toddler who loves to watch Bubble Guppies.  Justin suffered from non-accidental injuries causing permanent damage.  His functional skills are at approximately 7 months.  Justin is in need of a loving family who can meet his medical needs.  If you are that family, contact:

 

Rebecca Umbel
(330) 372-2010


Anthony,Year of Birth 2011                            ** Matched with a Family **

anthony_1Anthony is a bright little boy who has a pleasant personality.  He can be shy with new faces but quickly warms up and loves to cuddle.  Anthony enjoys putting puzzles together and loves to watch children’s videos.  He recieves counseling  to address some behavioral concerns.  Anthony has  had tubes put in his ears due to numerous ear infections.  Anthony had surgery to address a urology issue, but is doing well now.   For more information contact:

 

 

Mary Jane Bequeath
330-372-2010


 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 receives average grades 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:

Mary Jane Bequeath
330-372-2010


Jamie, Year of Birth 2010                                    ** Matched With a Family **

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.

Jeannine Baker
330-372-2010


 Jeremiah, Year of Birth 2009                              ** Matched With a Family **

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.

Jeannine Baker
330-372-2010


   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:

Mary Jane Bequeath
330-372-2010


Shania, Year of Birth 2000

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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.

Mary Jane Bequeath
330-372-2010


 Ja’Mariona, Year of Birth 2003

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

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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. For more information contact:

Angela Miller
330-372-2010


 Da’Quan, Year of Birth 1999

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Da’Quan is a handsome young man  who is shy and quiet at times  but also friendly and engaging.  He loves outdoor activities, playing video games and  participating in sports such as basketball & football.  He performs well in school academically and has the ability to 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 various behaviors.

Mary Jane Bequeath
330-372-2010


Robert, Year of Birth 2001

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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:

Rebecca Umbel
330-372-2010


Brooklyn, Year of Birth 2005  

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.

Rebecca Umbel
330-372-2010


David, Year of Birth 2003               *Matched with a Family*

Cormany, DJ  10.02.13004David prefers going by the name “DJ.”  DJ is physically healthy, enjoys being active and loves outdoor activities, such as bike riding.  He enjoys playing video games.  DJ is a huge fan of the Beyblade toy series.  DJ has emotional and behavioral issues due to pastexperiences with separation, loss, and other negative childhood experiences.  DJ currently is in counseling and medication monitoring through his treatment plan.  DJ typically does well in school academically.  He has challenges with his social skills in public settings.  DJ has a beautiful smile and can be very engaging.  He will need a patient, committed and loving family.  DJ typically functions better with older siblings he can look up to.  He has a nine year sister in which he maintains a strong bond.  He needs to maintain contact with her as frequently as possible.  To learn more about DJ, contact:

Mary Jane Bequeath
330-372-2010