Like many 15-year-olds, Andrea enjoys watching TikTok videos.

The high school freshman enjoys biking, outdoor walks, playing Roblox and going to the beach. She likes listening to English and Spanish music. Her favorite meal is chicken with rice and beans. She is a big fan of Spanish food. She knows some Spanish and has a goal of becoming fluent in it.

Her adoption counselor, Leanne, says Andrea is known to be funny and helpful in school and at her foster home. She says that Andrea is a bright young lady who is warm and compassionate to others. Leanne says that Andrea is really caring to her foster family and her siblings. She wants a family and is committed to doing the work to find a family and a forever home. Andrea is respectful of the rules and expectations at her foster home and is appreciative of the support and assistance that she receives. Andrea engages in school and is able to make friends, especially with children younger or older than her.

Andrea would thrive as an only child or as the oldest or youngest by many years. She would love to have a family that has a large extended family. Andrea would love a family that has family dinners and does activities together. A family for Andrea would need to be supportive of her relationship with her siblings.

One of her dreams is to have her own room and her own space.

Who Can Adopt

If you’re at least 18, have a stable source of income and have room in your heart, you may be a perfect match to adopt a waiting child. Adoptive parents can be single, married or partnered; experienced or not; renters or homeowners; LGBTQ+ singles and couples. As an adoptive parent, you won’t have to pay any fees. Adoption from foster care is completely free in Massachusetts.

The process to adopt a child from foster care includes training, interviews and home visits to determine if adoption is right for you. These steps will help match you with a child or sibling group that will be a good fit.

To learn more about adoption from foster care, call the Massachusetts Adoption Resource Exchange (MARE) at (617) 964-6273 or visit Start the process today and give a waiting child a permanent place to call home.

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