ADOPTION PROCESS & RESOURCES

Bear with Heart Gallery staff

The first step on your adoption journey is learning about what exactly the journey entails. Adoption is a unique way to build your family while changing children’s lives and enriching your own. While becoming a family is the biggest benefit, the State of Florida has many more to offer.

Breanna

Breanna

Breanna Age: 13 years oldLSF-102243901 Breanna, a Caucasian 13- year old female teen, a fantasy book lover, who enjoys the outdoors. She would enjoy sharing her love of books with her family. Breanna is a very energetic child who loves to spend time with her close...

Dylan

Dylan

Dylan Age: 16 years oldLSF-101310549 Dylan, a male teen, a fashion enthusiast, professional basketball player in the making. He wants to share his love of the game with the world while looking his best. He is a calm, relaxed, and helpful soul. Dylan is always offering...

Anthony, Age 10

Anthony, Age 10

ANTHONY Age: 10 years oldYFA-104426496 Anthony, a 10-year-old Caucasian, is an energetic child who really enjoys spending quality time with others. He has a lot of hobbies, including collecting action figures, participating in Boy Scouts, riding bikes, skateboarding,...

Jay

Jay

JAY Age: 12 years oldFSS-101060959 Jay is a kind and caring Caucasian young man. Jay can have some trouble articulating how he feels and he can get overwhelmed with new things outside of his daily routine, but he is really curious about the world around him and loves...

Hanna and Joshua

Hanna and Joshua

SIBLINGS: HANNA AND JOSHUA Hanna Age: 5 years oldLSF-108600140 Hanna is a Caucasian girl – she is one of the happiest, sweetest little girls you’ll ever meet. She loves to spend time playing outside on the swings, on the slides, and with her many toys!...

Patricia

Patricia

PATRICIA Age: 12 years oldYFA-102477259 Patricia is a sweet, quiet, Caucasian girl who mostly likes to keep to herself. She enjoys school and she is really proud to play the cello in her school band – music is a passion of hers! Patricia is looking for a mother...

Michael

Michael

MICHAEL Age: 11 years old YFA-10407910 Michael is a very personable and outgoing Caucasian boy, though he does interact through alternative forms of communication. If he could, he would eat and snack 24/7 – especially if there is mac n cheese, ravioli, or...

Eli

Eli

Eli Age: 14 years old LSF-103397069 Eli is an adventurous, imaginative, Biracial boy who loves doing origami and making paper cranes. He is excited when he gets a new art kit and is always eager to work on craft projects with others. Eli likes to play and watch...

Dominic

Dominic

Dominic Age: 11 years old LSF-102624229 If you’re looking for the kindest, most creative kid in the room, it is definitely Dominic. He has such a love for crafting and with a little help, he even uses it as a way for him to tell stories and talk about the things he...

Jaiden

Jaiden

Jaiden Age: 10 years old LSF-105067235 Jaiden is a 9-year-old African American boy who is excitable and very loving. He loves to laugh and giggle, and for Jaiden – it’s always playtime! He enjoys cuddling and playing with stuffed animals in his wheelchair....

Malachi

Malachi

Malachi Age: 9 years old LSF-108029057 Malachi is a 9-year-old Biracial boy, and you can tell that he has a bright future ahead of him! He is looking for his forever family to be encouraging, patient, and able to tend to his needs. He can sometimes get protective of...

Dashawn

Dashawn

Dashawn Age: 15 years old FSS-100888519 Dashawn is an inquisitive kid – he enjoys learning about the world, and he loves to investigate how things work. When he grows up, he would like to build machines, he is really curious about how things go together, and the...

Zackorey

Zackorey

Zackorey Age: 12 years old FSS-102280537 Zackorey is a charming kiddo. He is a sweetheart who loves to give hugs, affection, and being the center of attention! He likes to spend his time playing sports like baseball and soccer, and you can often find him spending time...

David

David

David Age: 14 years old FSS-101673071 David is naturally outgoing and talkative, but he isn’t much of the outdoorsy type. He loves to stay in and play his favorite video games, watch his favorite TV shows and movies,or play with his toy cars and blocks. When he...

Cameron

Cameron

Cameron Age: 15 years old FSS-100844038 Cameron is freckle-y kiddo who has a lot of energy to share, especially when it comes to sports! He really enjoys playing baketball and staying busy hanging out with friends, but he also enjoys staying in for the day and playing...

Angelica, Jose, and Liliana

Angelica, Jose, and Liliana

SIBLINGS: Angelica, Jose, and Liliana Angelica Age: 11 years old LSF-102820554 Angelica is more of a reserved kiddo, but she is so sweet and you can always look to her to lend a helping hand. She enjoys trying new things and loves to spend time outside in nature. Jose...

Aiden

Aiden

Aiden Age: 14 years old FSS-104279658 Aiden is a super active teen – he loves to hang out at the park, play all sorts of video games and board games, and his favorite sport is a coin toss between football and wrestling. In fact, he hopes to be a professional...

Julian

Julian

Julian Age: 16 years old LSF-100725755 Julian is a very visual child and loves to be outside exploring his environment as long as it isn’t too loud. He loves to snack on ramen noodles and fruit, and he often enjoys sitting and watching Spongebob on his tablet....