Juwon, 15, is known for his charismatic personality. He is a bit of a comedian and loves to make people laugh. An outgoing teen, he gets along well with most adults and is very popular with his peers. Among his favorite activities are playing drums, video games, drawing and playing basketball. He is also a great dancer.
Tyrek is a very friendly 12-year-old who enjoys receiving a lot of attention and affection. He loves sports, especially football, basketball and baseball. When not involved in athletic pursuits, he likes to play video games. His most treasured possession is his Nintendo DS. Tyrek works hard in school and does well when he is praised for his efforts. He looks up to his big brother for guidance.
Therapy is helping the siblings to cope with the many losses and separations they have experienced. They need a patient, consistent forever family that will help them work through their feelings and guide them in the years ahead to enable them to grow up to be successful young men. They are 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 government subsidies and reimbursements (federal and state) special loans and grants, paid medical coverage for children (Medicaid card); 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 a child out of the foster care system.