Sergio, 13, is looking to become a part of a "calm" family. He is an avid watcher of television game shows, especially ones involving trivia. Sergio considers himself a trivia buff, and says he often conducts research to sharpen his trivia skills.

His counselor describes Sergio as "quirky," but only in the best way. She says that he is a very loyal and loving brother to his three younger siblings, and that he very much wants to remain a part of their lives.

A Lover of Fun

Having fun is very important to Sergio.

"I'm a person who actually likes to have fun instead of having a boring life," says Sergio. "That's the last thing I want. It's actually not even the last thing I want, that's not even what I want at all."

The Ideal Family for Sergio

Legally freed for adoption, Sergio will thrive in a loving family that can provide him with structure and support. He is living with a single mother and two other teen boys. He gets along well with the other boys and is enjoying his time with them. He is helpful around the house and will check in to make sure others are OK. 

Sergio does especially well with infants.


An ideal family for Sergio will live in Massachusetts and be willing to help him maintain a relationship with his siblings and birth mother. Sergio is looking for balance within a forever family. He wants to spend quiet time at home and is also eager to have a fun and exciting life. 

Who Can Adopt?

If you’re at least 18 years old, have a stable source of income, and have room in your heart, you may be a perfect match to adopt a waiting child. Adoptive parents can be single, married or partnered; experienced or not; renters or homeowners; LGBTQ+ singles and couples. As an adoptive parent, you won’t have to pay any fees. Adoption from foster care is completely free in Massachusetts.

The process to adopt a child from foster care includes training, interviews and home visits to determine if adoption is right for you. These steps will help match you with a child or sibling group who will be a good fit.

To learn more about adoption from foster care, call the Massachusetts Adoption Resource Exchange (MARE) at (617) 964-6273 or visit

Start the process today and give a waiting child a permanent place to call home.

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