Christopher, 12, loves to climb and build

Christopher “Chris” is a 12 year old boy of Métis descent who enjoys being active and is described as a gamer. Christopher has many positive relationships with his peers and adults. He enjoys climbing, building, playing outdoors and going out. He also enjoys playing video games and building Legos and can have fun with them for hours.

Chris is in grade six and continues to make good progress in school. He enjoys school and maintains many positive relationships with the staff. Chris continues to receive tutoring and would do well with a family who can continue to advocate for their needs at school.

Legally released for adoption, Christopher enjoys an excellent relationship with his younger brother, whom he sees at least once a month. A family should be open to continuous visitation with its brother or sister. He also has an uncle who attends these tours and is supportive to him and would like to stay involved in his life. Christopher has indicated that he would like to live in a house with a mom, dad and pets. He would do better in a flexible and playful home. A family may have no children, or children much older than Christopher. While his social worker ultimately seeks a permanent family for him, Chris would also benefit from forming relationships with other caring adults and benefiting from a visiting resource. Anyone interested in this opportunity should find out about Chris.

Who can adopt?

Can you provide the guidance, love, and stability a child needs? If you are at least 18 years old, have a stable source of income, and have room in your heart, you might be the perfect partner to adopt a pending child. Adoptive parents can be single, married or in a couple; experienced or not; tenants or owners; Singles and LGBTQ couples.

The process of adopting a foster child requires training, interviews and home visits to determine if adoption is right for you and, if so, to help you connect with a child. or a group of siblings that your family will be suitable for.

To learn more about foster care adoption, call the Massachusetts Adoption Resource Exchange at 617-964-6273 or visit The sooner you call, the sooner a child on hold will have a permanent place to call at home.

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