DSS Main Office
Wallace H. Kuralt Centre
301 Billingsley Road
Charlotte, NC 28211
West Charlotte Location
Valerie C. Woodard Center
3205 Freedom Drive
Charlotte, NC 28208
Change a life. Foster or adopt a child. The children who need foster or adoptive parents represent a variety of races, ages or cultural backgrounds.
Meet waiting children.
Name: DevinAge: 14About me: Devin, is an 14 year old teen, who has a great sense of humor. He is curious, energetic, and enjoys one on one time with people he trust and cares about. He is a very curious and likeable young man.
Devin enjoys watching television and playing video games. He loves to play with his Ben 10 action figures. Devin enjoys swimming, singing, and bike riding as well as playing with animals. He desires to be in a home that already has a dog or is willing to get one in the future.
Name: SavionAge: # 14About me: Savion is a very talkative, funny and friendly teen. He likes to draw, play on his Kindle, watch TV and listen to music. Savion has a positive attitude and quickly builds relationships; he prefers to be in the company of adults. Savion has a healthy appetite and enjoys most foods.
Savion will need a committed family that will be supportive and accept him as he is. He responds will to praise and earning an allowance as a form of positive reinforcement. Savion will need structure and consistency in his daily routine that consists of clear boundaries and expectations.
Name: JohnAge: # 16About me: John, age 16, is a polite, good natured boy. John is cute, inquisitive, and makes friends easily. He likes watching sports and playing baseball and basketball. He has taken boxing lessons. John is good at playing computer and video games. John talks about engineering as a career interest. He does well academically and enjoys attending school. John’s favorite foods are pizza and pasta. He is a early riser. John has had no significant behavioral issues in school or in his foster home since placement began in August 2010.
Name: EvelynAge: # 15About me: Evelyn, age 15 is a girly girl. She has a beautiful smile that lights up a room. She is working on her manners and extends her hand to shake when meeting new people. Evelyn enjoys doing word puzzles, playing with her dolls, and her leap frog. She likes pet and had a pet fish named Bubba. Evelyn is not a picky eater but she likes chicken sandwiches from McDonalds.
Name: MeganAge: # 13About me: Megan, is an easygoing, very likeable and talkative teen. Megan is a vibrant young lady who is a ‘go getter’. Megan enjoys meeting new people and being in positive social settings. Megan loves modern dances, soccer, horseback riding, animals and watching movies.
Name: KnowledgeAge: # 5
Knowledge is energetic, social, and inquisitive. He loves to watch cartoons and play with action figures. He makes friends easily with his outgoing personality.
Knowledge is in Kindergarten and loves to learn. In preschool, he inspired the classroom to complete a project on spiders. He says beside recess and lunch, he likes reading.
Name: BrandonAge: # 11About me: Brandon is an intelligent inquisitive young man who is a true survivor. He is working to address his issues from the abuse he experienced. He likes air planes, swimming, trains and socializing.
Age # 12
About me: Day’Quan is a 12 year old African American male. He enjoys engaging in physical activities; such as: football, baseball, basketball, and other recreational activities. As a preteen, he plays video games and loves being outdoors. Day’Quan has a charming personality and makes a lasting impression on people. He cultivates healthy relationships with adults and thrives in an intimate setting. Day’Quan is a nurturer and seeks opportunities to esteem others. He is family oriented. Also, he is apologetic and rectifies obstacles in relationships.
Age # 13
About me: Emmanuel is an inquistive, active and engaging young man.
He enjoys the outdoors, playing video games, and traveling to the mountains. His favorite sport is soccer and he is extremely athletic. He enjoys music.
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Name: JavannieAge: # 13About me: Javannie , age 13, is all boy. He can be affection and caring. He enjoys going outside to play ball, especially football. He also likes playing with his match box cars. Javannie works hard at school and thrives with praise. He has a good appetite. Some of his favorite foods are cheese burgers, shrimp and strawberry pop tarts.