Adoptable Kids

Adopting a child can be a rewarding and lifechanging experience. The Division of Children and Family Services is looking for families or single adults from all backgrounds who want to give a safe, loving, permanent home to children who need a family.

  • Most children waiting for adoption are African American and Caucasian children ages 10 and older.
  • Many are sibling groups who need to stay together, teenagers, or children who have special needs (including physical, emotional or mental disabilities).
  • Adoptive families can include relatives, single parents, and same sex couples.

Please take a look at our wonderful Adoptable Kids.

  • If you are a licensed Foster Caregiver or approved Adoptive Family requesting information about a specific child submit an inquiry and we’ll follow up with you.
  • If you are not a licensed Foster Caregiver or approved Adoptive Family please submit this interest form and we’ll get back to you.

For more adoptable children, visit Adopt US Kids.



March 2006
young woman sitting and smiling

Alanna is a 16-year-old female who is looking for a family to accept her and her baby girl. Alanna is very smart and wants to be a cosmetologist when she gets older. Alanna is very talented and loves making others feel beautiful by doing hair. Alanna is an independent teenager who is resourceful and determined. She is a great mother thus far and only wants the best for her and her baby girl.

Although Alanna is parenting her child, she still needs the love and attention she hoping to get from her perspective adopted family. Alanna enjoys outings, listening to music, and family time. She likes being supported and having a person she feels comfortable and connected to. Alanna does not have any major health issues, or severe mental health. Alanna is well-kept, organized and waiting for a family to love on her and her daughter.

Agency: Cuyahoga County DCFS
Contact: Brionna Blair, Jennifer Burnett
Telephone: 216-881-4535, 216-881-4064