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Meet the children who need your help

Interested in Foster Parenting?

There is a child who needs you.

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It's not too late to help kids with school supplies

HCJFS has an employee outreach group called COVE, which stands for Community Outreach Volunteer Effort. The group has "adopted" a nearby school, Rothenberg Preparatory Academy in Over-the-Rhine. Until the end…

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Foster care providers and families crucial to our mission

 Ohio Attorney General Mike DeWine has added his voice to the many calling for additional foster parents as our state struggles with an opioid epidemic. We appreciate his interest in…

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Meet Zyair

Zyair is camera shy, but don’t let that fool you.

She is a bright young lady who makes excellent grades at school. Zyair has always excelled in the classroom and is very meticulous in her studies. When she is not being an academic all star, she enjoys playing volleyball and participating in activities. She also enjoys making arts and crafts projects.

Zyair is in need of a supportive family that can help her continue to grow into the respectful, courteous and pleasant young girl she has the potential to be. Some of Zyair’s favorite things are Dove chocolates and Chinese food.

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About the kids

Most of our kids who are available and waiting for adoption in Hamilton County are older than 10. Younger kids usually are adopted by their extended family or their foster parents. The younger kids who are available for adoption are typically parts of sibling groups.

The children in our care have experienced some level of abuse or neglect, or they come from families who are not able to care for them because of unfortunate circumstances. Being in foster care has allowed HCJFS to provide for their safety and well-being.

But in spite of all they’ve been through, the children in our care are much like any others. They like to hang out with their friends, they have favorite toys and TV shows.

They also have hopes and dreams – especially for permanent, loving families that will provide them with the safety, stability and unconditional commitment that they deserve.

They need you now.

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