Wesley is a healthy, sweet and caring boy. Bright and curious about his surroundings, Wesley is also creative and a natural builder. He loves playing with Legos and his many toy cars and trucks. He also creates new games and has a vivid imagination. He is an avid collector of Pokemon cards. 

After spending some of his summer working on an optional math workbook, Wesley just began his new school year. He receives support services for social engagement skills. He does not like to talk much about himself. Extra support during transitions in and out of school are key to Wesley's success. 

Wesley lives in a two-parent foster home with two other children and a dog. He shares a bedroom with another boy and enjoys family living. Wesley will need a two-parent family with children his age or older. He will need a family that will provide him with structure and routine. His birth mother has an open adoption agreement for two visits a year. Out-of-state families in Connecticut and preferably Western New York will be considered as well as Massachusetts families. 

Who Can Adopt

If you’re at least 18, 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.

Adopting 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 that 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 www.mareinc.org. Start the process today and give a waiting child a permanent place to call home.

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