Terrel, 16, is outgoing and intelligent and has a great sense of humor. He enjoys literature and is an avid reader. Terrell enjoys playing tennis and bowling. He also has a creative side, which is evident in his poetry, drawings and origami. He gets along well with adults and his peers.
Terrel will be entering the 11th grade in the fall. Math is his favorite subject. He wants to attend college and then have a career in law enforcement. However, before attending college, he wants to serve in the military and afterwards become a police officer.
Terrel has endured many separations and losses and yearns for a place he can truly call home. He needs a strong, patient, committed family that will provide the permanency, support and guidance that will enable him to reach his potential. Terrel is close to his brother and they should remain in touch. Terrel is eligible for financial subsidy.
State and federal assistance programs offer financial help to adoptive parents of eligible children to help offset medical fees and any other necessary costs that may arise during the adoption process and throughout the child’s life until he or she turns 18. This may include monthly federal and/or state subsidies and reimbursements, special loans and grants, paid medical coverage for children. State assistance programs vary by state.
Please contact the National Adoption Center, 1500 Walnut Street, Suite 701, Philadelphia, PA 19102 if you would like more information about adopting children out of the foster care system. Call today for a free packet of information, 215-735-9988 or visit the website at www.adopt.org.