Xaven is a curious and affectionate boy who loves to sing.  He likes to play with his toys, especially those that make noises.  Xaven also enjoys playing with cars and trucks.  He is favorite TV show is "Cocomelon".

Xaven's caretakers say he thrives in daycare.  His social worker stated that he is able to build and maintain healthy relationships with his caregivers as well as with his peers. While Xaven enjoys playing with his peers, there are other times when he really like to play alone.

Xaven has a lot of energy and likes to act like a silly boy.  He loves hugs, kisses and enjoys when people show him love and affection.  Xaven will benefit from a loving and affectionate family that would provide a supportive environment for him to develop.

A family for Xaven will continue to advocate for his access to services that are currently in place to help his overall well-being.  Xaven's foster parents believe he will do well in a home with children his own age or older. He is currently in contact with his biological parents and siblings, and he visits them once a month.

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.

Adopting 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 www.mareinc.org. Start the process today and give a waiting child a permanent place to call home.

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