David is 9 years old and was adopted internationally when he was 6 years old. His family feels that a new adoptive family where David can be the youngest will be ideal for him. Second Chance has partnered with them to find a new adoptive family who is homestudy ready (or can be quickly) with no children in the home under the age of 12. This new family will need to have a good school system that is willing to accommodate David’s Individual Education Plan that his parents have fought hard to get for him. Please write to us at [email protected] if you’d like to learn more about David and our process of being preapproved for a Second Chance adoption.
David’s adopted parents report to us that he is a patient and kind child. He is always gentle to animals and others. He loves little children and will play nicely with them for hours. He enjoys playing with hot wheels, Legos, magna-tiles and pretend food for baking. He plays well for hours with his 3-year-old sibling. He plays appropriately with Legos, following simple picture instructions and will persist in working on a project until it’s complete—even if it takes 6 hours!
David is an energetic, curious, social, happy boy who plays and shares well with others. He prefers organization and keeps himself neat and clean. He likes to be helpful to parents—letting the dogs in and out and feeding them; helping in the kitchen; helping give the baby a bath; and helping bring in groceries. His teachers say he is a hard worker—he also likes to keep all the toys at home clean and organized. His favorite color is yellow; he loves Paw Patrol and his favorite foods are noodles, dumplings, rice and ice cream. Speaking of ice cream, he is dairy intolerant but taking Lactaid medication before ingesting helps to calm his stomach and prevents digestive issues. David does well with self-care. He loves to have a fresh haircut and dress up in nice clothes. He can pick out and put on his own clothes and perform all hygiene tasks well (still needs a bit of help with brushing his teeth).
This is a private adoption, so a state or foster home study might not work. A state authorized private domestic or international home study is generally required. You will need to have a current, or easily-updated home study for this adoption.
Due to state laws, we are not able to place this child in CT, MA, NY or DE. If you live in OR, you may need to travel to the child’s state to finalize this adoption. If you have never had a home study before, we cannot help you adopt this child. But we would love to share with you the process of starting a home study so you could be approved for a child in the near future. Please write to us and ask us how to get started!
Adoption is a legal process so there will be costs associated. This adoption may qualify for the IRS Adoption Tax Credits.
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*To protect the privacy of our waiting children and their families, Second Chance does not share real names for our waiting children on the Internet. It is our policy to only share a snippet of a waiting child’s details as well as the type of adoptive family we are looking for. If you fit the POSTED REQUIREMENTS, are home study ready (or can be soon!), and interested in adding this child to your family, please write to us for an honest, in-depth profile on the child including medical, educational, and behavioral information and learn the full story of why this child needs a secondary adoption. Our program social worker and program director have worked together with the child’s family to carefully set the requirements for the new family. These requirements are not negotiable, so please honor the needs of this child by not asking us to bend them for you.