Zachary is a young, inquisitive boy.  He is well mannered and tends to be on the quieter side.  He is, however, a very curious child and asks a lot of questions about how things work.  Zachary enjoys playing with Legos, building things, and playing video games.  He loves to spend time outside swimming andplaying baseball.

Zachary is able to build relationships with others, particularly caregivers, and is described as being sensitive and kind.  Zachary is a sweet, polite young boy.  Once he warms up to people around him, he will ask intriguing questions.

Academically, Zachary is on target and in elementary school.  He is working on social skills at school and has done well in his class.  Zachary responds well to words of encouragement and praise.  He recently expressed that he would like to be an environmental scientist when he grows up.

Zachary would do well in a family of any constellation, with or without older children in the home.  A family for Zachary should be open to helping him maintain a relationship with his younger sister and birth parents.  A home that can provide a structured environment, close supervision, and support will allow Zachary to thrive.

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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