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.

Children Available For Adoption

Alexander

Alexander

Alexander Age: 10 years oldBorn: October 2012FSS-107943225 Alex is a smart kid and can be a perfectionist sometimes. He will strive to meet his future family’s highest expectations, but mostly his own. Alex can be hard on himself, so he needs a family that will...

Soulain

Soulain

Soulain Age: 13 years oldBorn: October 2009FSS-101153244 Soulain is a super smart teen who is always learning something new when it comes to math or Zoology – he even hopes to have a pet lizard one day! In the future, he also can’t wait to meet someone...

Hezekiah

Hezekiah

Hezekiah Age: 15 years oldBorn: January 2007FSS-101218550 Hezekiah is a funny teen who loves to share jokes and make others laugh. When he’s not playing on his tablet or listening to the Backstreet Boys, you can usually find Hezekiah going to the movies or watching a...

Ocean

Ocean

Ocean Age: 11 years oldBorn: June 2011FSS-102020186 Ocean is a kind child who loves animals and hopes to have a pet of his own one day. He enjoys playing video games and watching YouTube, and he thinks it would be awesome to be a Professional Gamer when he grows up!...

Salina

Salina

Salina Age: 11 years oldBorn: March 2011LSF-103130106 Salina is a sweet, quiet 1st grader who adores all things Disney! Salina communicates her interests through play and humming along to her favorite music and movies. She loves watching colorful fish and would love...

Martez

Martez

Martez Age: 16 years oldBorn: April 2006LSF-100521397 Martez is a kind and loyal young man who is looking for a future family to help him become a better person. He enjoys football season and rooting for his Tampa Bay Bucs. While Martez likes playing sports and being...

Carlos

Carlos

Carlos Age: 15 years oldBorn: January 2007LSF-100187135 Carlos is a sweet, down-to-earth teenager. He loves to watch football and thinks it would be fun to have a hedgehog as a pet! Carlos’ favorite subject in school is writing. When he comes home from school or...

Malachi

Malachi

Malachi Age: 14 years oldECK-100827239Born January 2008 Malachi is a kind, thoughtful 8th grader who loves football, basketball, and school. He’s on the honor roll, has a great sense of humor and loves to joke around and make things fun. An ideal day for Malachi would...

Madison

Madison

MADISON Age: 13 years oldBorn: December 2007LSF-103558349 Madison is an intelligent 7th grader who would love to be an artist when she grows up. Madison loves gym class at school and when she comes home, she enjoys sleeping, drawing or coloring, swimming, and riding...

Alex H

Alex H

ALEX H. Age: 15 years oldBorn: November, 2006YFA-100320218 Alex is an active 9th grader whose favorite subject in school is math. After school, Alex likes to listen to rap or play basketball.  Alex loves to watch the Patriots play football. If he has his way, Alex...

Elijah H

Elijah H

ELIJAH H. Age: 11 years oldBorn: January 2010LSF-103397069 Eli is in the 4th grade and his favorite subject in school is art class. Creative and giving, Eli loves to build with LEGO bricks and has a special skill where he creates origami and gifts them to his loved...

Breonna

Breonna

BREONNA N. Age: 15 years oldBorn: November, 2006YFA-102849443 Breonna’s favorite subject in school is writing. She doesn’t really enjoy sports, but she does like to read, write, and listen to her favorite music which is rap. When Breonna grows up she would like to...

Brooklyn

Brooklyn

BROOKLYN BrooklynAge: 14 years oldBorn: January 2008LSF-103444449 Brooklyn likes to play games, go to the movies, eat out, socialize with friends, you know, normal kid stuff. In fact, if a family has younger children in the home, that would be just fine with her as...

Keon

Keon

Keon Age: 16 years oldBorn: May, 2004LSF-10649529 Keon is an 11th grade teenager whose favorite subject in school is science because he can learn more hands on. Keon loves spicy foods and all kinds of breakfast. Keon plays football and his favorite team to cheer for...

Dylan

Dylan

DYLAN Age: 13 years oldBorn: May 2007LSF-101310549 Dylan is a 6th grade teenager whose favorite subject in school is science because he gets to do experiments. His favorite experiment so far has been figuring out how much stuffing it takes to fill an Oreo. Dylan will...

Henry

Henry

HENRY Age: 14 years oldBorn: January 2008YFA-101996488 Henry is in 6th grade. His favorite class is band as music plays a big part in his life, and you should know that Henry plays the trumpet. Henry’s favorite music artist is Marshmallow a DJ, however, Imagine...