I want to be supported
10 Year Old
Zuriah is a child with a big heart and a contagious laugh! She desires to be loved and cared for by others. Zuriah describes herself as a nice, kind, and a girl who loves kittens. She loves shopping and going out to places. Zuriah very much enjoys watching movies and playing with her friends. She wants to learn how to bake cookies. Zuriah also loves watching dance videos and influencer vlogs. Zuriah enjoys attending church on Sundays and bible study on weekdays. She has her own personal bible that she enjoys reading. Zuriah loves art projects and would like to join a dancing class. She loves playing with dolls and her LOL doll is her most prized possession. Zuriah is a family-oriented who that enjoys participating in family activities. She continues to make progress in school with her teachers and classmates. Zuriah is an affectionate child who is loving towards others.
Zuriah will thrive in a patient, nurturing forever family that can also provide careful supervision. She will benefit from a positive family who will reassure her she is safe, stable, loved, and spend individual time with her to help establish a new foundation for success in her life. Zuriah needs a forever family who will encourage her to express herself and continue to help her reach her goals. Her forever family will need to spend a lot of individual time with her and access any needed resources. Zuriah requires a stable, well-structured home where behavioral expectations are clear, concrete and consistent and behavioral interventions are applied predictably. Her family will advocate for her while providing new challenges to encourage her progress.
Zuriah would like her family to support her in staying in touch with her siblings.
Steps to Adopting
You will need to attend an information meeting in your area where you will get the basic information about adopting a child from Texas Foster Care.
Choose a child-placing agency to assist you in adopting a child from Texas Department of Family & Protective Services.
Application & Family Home Study
Gladney will help you complete the application process, which includes paperwork, personal references, medical history and a home study.
Parent Adoption Training is a required course for parents who wish to adopt a child from the state foster care system. This three day competency-based program is designed to prepare prospective adoptive parents for the challenges of parenting children that have experienced past trauma.