Children Waiting

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

anthony_1Anthony is a shy little boy who has a pleasant personality.  He can be shy with new faces but quickly warms up and is ready to play.  Anthony enjoys playing with toys and loves his Dora and Boots stuffed animals.  He is involved in therapy services to address some behavioral concerns.  Anthony has struggled with many ear infections, had several sets of tubes and he ultimately had titanium tubes placed in his ears.  Anthony has also undergone 2 surgeries and is currently under the care of an urologist. For more information contact:

 

 Michelle Bindas

Trumbull County Children Service

2282 Reeves Rd. NE

Warren, Ohio 44483

Phone: (330) 372-2010

Email: bindasm@odjfs.state.oh.us


Kaytlin 2003, Christopher 2004,

Vincent 2005, Rachael 2007,

Renee 2009 and Luke 2010

                                                       ***These children have been matched with a family.

HandsThis sibling group is an adorable group of six children. They all have very different personalities and are very bonded to one another.  The children will be adopted together. All of the children are healthy.  The children enjoy playing with animals and caring for them, and participating in sports and other outdoor activities.  The children were exposed to a very chaotic, unsafe and unstable home environment while they were living with their birth family and are presently in counseling services to address their needs.  For more information contact Michelle Bindas at:

Trumbull County Children Services

2282 Reeves Road

Warren, Ohio 44483

Phone: 330-372-2010

Email: bindasm@odjfs.state.oh.us


 

Jonathan  Year of Birth: 2012              *** Matched with a family***

HandsJonathan is a very cute little boy with a great personality.  He is easy going, is always smiling and is overall a very happy boy.  He is very active and loves to play.  Jonathan is involved in Physical, Occupational and Speech therapy services to address his needs and also attends school 2 days per week.  Jonathan enjoys interacting with the other children in the home and he gets along well with other children.  If you are a family who can provide Jonathan with love and care, please contact Michelle Bindas at:

Trumbull County Children Services

2282 Reeves Road

Warren, Ohio  44483

Phone: 330-372-2010

Email: bindasm@odjfs.state.oh.us


 

Nicholas: Year of Birth 2006

Nick Knepper2014Nicholas is a handsome little boy with lots of energy and a contagious smile.  He comes from a family of 11 children; he is very bonded to his siblings and enjoys visiting with them.  Nicholas is in the 2nd grade, he has an IEP to address his needs in school.  Overall, Nicholas is physically healthy; he wears glasses and has tubes in his ears.  He enjoys playing outside, camping and baking.  He likes to play with toys and has some favorite stuffed animals.  Nicholas was exposed to an unsafe, unstable and chaotic home environment.  He receives counseling and psychiatric services to address his needs.   At times, he behaves inappropriately and needs redirection.  He will require close supervision and a structured and patient environment. To learn more about Nicholas contact:

Michelle Bindas

Trumbull County Children Services

2282 Reeves Rd. Warren, Ohio 44483

330-372-2010

Email: Michelle.Bindas@jfs.ohio.gov


 

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

Trumbull County Children Services

2282 Reeves Rd. Warren, Ohio 44483

Angela Miller

330-372-2010

Email: MaryJane.Bequeath@jfs.ohio.gov


  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

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:

Mary Jane Bequeath

Trumbull County Children Services

2282 Reeves Rd. Warren, Ohio 444833

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

Email: MaryJane.Bequeath@jfs.ohio.gov


 

New Image 2014 webShania, 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: Mary Jane Bequeath

Phone: 330-372-2010

Email: MaryJane.Bequeath@jfs.ohio.gov


     Deon: Year of Birth: 2011New Image                                    *Matched with a Family*

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:

Michelle Bindas

Trumbull County Children Service

2282 Reeves Rd. Warren, Ohio 44483

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

Email:  Michelle.Bindas@jfs.ohio.gov

 


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

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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:

Mary Jane Bequeath

Trumbull County Children Services Board

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

Email: MaryJane.Bequeath@jfs.ohio.gov


 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. For more information contact:

Mary Jane Bequeath

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

Email: MaryJane.Bequeath@jfs.ohio.gov


  Da’Quan, (Year of Birth) 1999

DaQuan Website2014

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. For more information  please contact:


Contact: Mary Jane Bequeath
 

Trumbull County Children Services

2282 Reeves Rd. Warren, Ohio 44483
Phone: (330) 372-2010

Email: MaryJane.Bequeath@jfs.ohio.gov


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:

Debbie Gregory
Trumbull County Children Services
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:

Mary Jane Bequeath
Trumbull County Children ServicesContact:

2282 Reeves Rd.Warren, Ohio 44483

Phone: 330-372-2010

MaryJane.Bequeath@jfs.ohio.gov


DavidYear of Birth:  2003

Cormany, DJ n Halayna 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 past experiences 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

Trumbull County Children Services

2282 Reeves Rd. NEWarren, Ohio 44483

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

Email: MaryJane.Bequeath@jfs.ohio.gov


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

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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

Trumbull County Children Services

2282 Reeves Rd. Warren, Ohio 44483

Phone:  (330) 372-2010 

Email: gregod@odjfs.state.oh.us