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Sunday’s child

Sunday’s Child is Isaigh, 14

Hi! My name is Isaigh. I like going to school. I enjoy writing the grocery shopping list. I really want a family who will love and support me.

Isaigh is a friendly, engaging, creative 14-year-old. He is eager to please and is making good progress in his foster home. He interacts appropriately with adults as he does with his peers. And he is eager to find a “nice’’ family where he can finally belong.

In school, Isaigh is well liked by his teachers and conducts himself well. He is about a year behind academically in middle school, but with his Individualized Education Program is making progress. He likes school and strives to do well.

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In his free time, Isaigh enjoys listening to music, computers, arts and crafts, and cooking. He also likes riding his bike.

Isaigh’s social worker is seeking a single dad or a two-parent family with an involved father. Isaigh will need to continue with his therapy to address the emotional issues related to his history. He would do best in a home where he is the only child or the younger sibling to others not close to his age.

Who can adopt?

Can you provide the guidance, love, and stability a child needs? If you are at least 18, have a stable source of income and 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; gay or lesbian singles or couples.

The process to adopt a child from foster care requires training, interviews, and home visits to determine if adoption is right for you, and if so, to help connect you with a child or sibling group that will be a good match. Making a match that will be ‘‘for keeps’’ can take a year or longer.

To learn more about Isaigh, and about adoption from foster care, call the Massachusetts Adoption Resource Exchange (MARE) at 617-54-ADOPT (617-542-3678) or visit www
.mareinc.org.
The sooner you call, the sooner a waiting child will have ‘‘a permanent place to call home.’’

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