Yessenia is a teen who is shy, but opens up once she gets to know you. Yessenia enjoys baking and aspires to be a baker when she is older. One day, she dreams of owning her own bakeries. She already spends time baking cookies and enjoys watching other people enjoying her creations. She is driven by already having the talent to whip up delicious desserts.

In addition to baking, Yessenia loves fashion and enjoys trying on different outfits and jewelry. She puts a lot of care and effort into coordinating her outfits and dressing nice.

Yessenia resides in a residential setting and is doing well. She is attending school. No surprise that Yessenia thoroughly enjoys her vocational training classes in bakery. She is described as a hard worker in her school settings.

Yessenia will need a family that will allow her continued contact and visits with her two younger brothers. She would do best in a two-parent or single female family with or without other children. She would like to have a family that is supportive of her relationship with her siblings and her mother.

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 Start the process today and give a waiting child a permanent place to call home.

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