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  • Single Girl

Alexis

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Adoption ID:  1271852  Name:  Alexis 
Recruiter:  Ashley Durrough  Birth:  August 2002 
Phone:  (702) 455-0800  Ethnicity:  Caucasian/White 
E-mail:  DFS Adoptions  Gender:  Female 
    Legal Status:  Available 
    Last Updated:  09/18/2019 
       

All About Alexis

If rock climbing is one of your favorite activities, then you already have something in common with Alexis! She also enjoys swimming, but her biggest passion is art. Alexis is a talented artist who draws and colors, and she even wants to become a professional artist when she grows up. Her list of favorites includes mac and cheese, hot dogs, and breakfast pizza for foods, and pink, purple, silver, and gold for colors. Alexis is described as kind and respectful.

More about Alexis
She is now in the tenth grade.

What you can do for Alexis
Alexis' caseworker will consider all family types. Financial assistance may be available for adoption-related services.

For Nevada children, homestudied and non-homestudied Nevada families are encouraged to inquire; only homestudied families from out of state should do so.

  • Single Boy

Allen

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Adoption ID:  1395091  Name:  Allen 
Recruiter:  Ashley Durrough  Birth:  June 2009 
Phone:  (702) 455-0800  Ethnicity:  Caucasian/White 
E-mail:  DFS Adoptions  Gender:  Male 
    Legal Status:  Available 
    Last Updated:  02/20/2020 
       
All About Allen

Allen loves playing with bubbles! Playing games on his iPad is sure to bring a smile to his face. This fella is delighted by bright colors and music. Allen's adventurous side comes out when he is trying new mashed foods.

He is in the third grade.

All family types will be considered for Allen. He will need to remain in contact with his brothers following placement. Financial assistance may be available for adoption-related services.

For Nevada children, both homestudied and non-homestudied Nevada families are encouraged to inquire; only homestudied families from other states should do so.

  • Single Girl

Amiyah

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Adoption ID:  1594891  Name:  Amiyah 
Recruiter:  Ashley Durrough  Birth:  April 2003 
Phone:  (702) 455-0800  Ethnicity:  African American/Black
E-mail:  DFS Adoptions  Gender:  Female 
    Legal Status:  Available 
    Last Updated:  09/03/2019 
       

All About Amiyah

Meet this sports fanatic with a great smile, Amiyah! This player is happiest when showing off her talents for basketball and soccer; she hopes to play on the school basketball team. Amiyah also enjoys playing baseball and football. Like other teens her age, she loves hanging out and shopping with her friends whenever she can. After a hectic day, she enjoys reading. Amiyah is partial to home-cooked soul food meals over others; her favorites include chicken, grits, and dumplings. 

More about Amiyah

She is in the ninth grade.

What you can do for Amiyah

Amiyah would do best in a two-parent family that resides in an urban area; however, her caseworker will consider all family types. Financial assistance may be available for adoption-related services.

For Nevada children, both homestudied and non-homestudied Nevada families are encouraged to inquire; only homestudied families from other states should do so.

  • Two Siblings

Asia and Jordan

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Adoption ID:  1417304  Names:  Asia and Jordan 
Recruiter:  Ashley Durrough  Ages:  15 and 12 
Phone:  (702) 455-0800  Ethnicities:  African American/Black 
E-mail:  DFS Adoptions  Genders:  Female and Male 
    Legal Status:  Available 
    Last Updated:  09/25/2019 
       

All About Asia and Jordan

Basketball is a shared interest for Asia and Jordan! 

Whether it's Halloween, the 4th of July, or Valentine's Day, Asia is ready to celebrate! Described as sweet and pleasant, she is a joy to be around. Asia is often in good spirits and likes to keep a positive attitude. With her friendly personality, she has no trouble making friends. Asia and her peers can be found hanging out on the basketball court, shooting some hoops and cracking some jokes. When indoors, she like catching up on her favorite T.V. shows. Asia has a great voice and enjoys singing throughout the day, and is interested in starting dancing lessons. She hopes to visit Paris someday. Asia is doing well in school as an eighth grader. 

Playing with dogs is what Jordan adores! He has a fantastic connection with animals and is happiest when in their company. He has fun playing basketball and watching television with his sister, especially comedy shows. Anything with Ryan Reynolds is right up his alley since he's Jordan's favorite actor. Another interest of his is playing PlayStation with his friends. Jordan has an interest in robotics and hopes to join a robotics club someday to expand his knowledge. With big dreams, he has an ultimate goal of becoming a movie producer and being able to visit LEGOLAND whenever he desires. Jordan is a determined sixth grader who works hard during class time. 

The children are hoping to find a single mother with children who are younger than they are. A family with pets is preferred; however, their caseworker will considered all family types. Asis and Jordan have significant relationships that they would like to maintain following placement. We will only accept inquires on the siblings pair, as they will be placed together. Financial assistance may be available for adoption-related services. 

For Nevada children, both homestudied and non-homestudied Nevada families are encouraged to inquire; only homestudied families from other states should do so.

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  • Single Girl

Bryanna

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Adoption ID:  204860    Name:  Bryanna
Recruiter:  Ashley Durrough    Birth:  August 2008
Phone:  (702) 455-0800    Ethnicity:  Caucasian/White 
E-mail:  DFS Adoptions    Gender:  Female 
      Legal Status:  Legal Risk Adoptive Placement
      Listed On: 05/2019
      Relisted On: 07/2020

All About Bryanna
This happy child is Bryanna! Socializing is always a good time in her book, and she often looks for opportunities to spend time with others. With an inquisitive mind, this girl loves learning new things. When it comes to playtime, being outdoors where she can run and climb is a top priority. Bryanna is also keen on playing tag, four square, and tetherball. Known as the best eater in her house, she enjoys dining on quesadillas and macaroni and cheese. Dark and Light purple are the best colors in her book. Bryanna aspires to be a police officer or firefighter when she grows up.

She is in the fifth grade.

Bryanna would do best in a two-parent family in which she can be the youngest child; however, her caseworker will consider all family types. She will need to remain in contact with her siblings following placement. Financial assistance may be available for adoption-related services.

This is a LEGAL RISK ADOPTIVE PLACEMENT.

For Nevada children, both homestudied and non-homestudied Nevada families are encouraged to inquire; only homestudied families from other states should do so.

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  • Single Boy

Cody

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Adoption ID:  1403337  Name:  Cody 
Recruiter:  Ashley Durrough  Birth:  February 2005
Phone: (702) 455-0800  Ethnicity:  Caucasian/White 
E-mail:  DFS Adoptions  Gender:  Male 
    Legal Status:  Available 
    Last Updated:  09/03/2019 
       

All About Cody

Cody is an athletic child!
Football is one of his favorite games to play, and he is a talented center on his football team. While Cody is a fan of football, any other sport can take its place, happily participating. Fun and outgoing with a killer sense of humor, he likes spending time with his friends. Purple is Cody's favorite color, and he scarfs down fettuccine whenever he can. If superpowers were true, he would want to have teleportation.  He gets along well with peers and adults. Cody describes himself as funny at school and his and that he adores playing video games. He yearns to play the acoustic guitar and earn a spot on a national basketball team. 

All family types will be considered for Cody. He will need to remain in contact with his siblings following placement. His worker states, "He would do well in a home with an active father as he enjoys sports. He needs a family who will mentor him, and he may do well with a single father or a two-parent family." 

For Nevada Children, both homestudied and non-homestudied Nevada families are encouraged to inquire; only homestudied families from other states should do so.

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  • Single Boy

Eleazar

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Adoption ID:  1426403  Name:  Eleazar 
Recruiter:  Ashley Durrough  Birth:  September 2005
Phone:  (702) 455-0800  Ethnicity:  African American/Black 
E-mail:  DFS Adoptions  Gender:  Male 
    Legal Status:  Available 
    Last Updated:  02/24/2020 
       

All About Eleazar

Eleazar, who likes to go by "EJ," wants others to know that he is a loving person! It should be no surprise that he enjoys the company of adults and peers, especially younger aged peers. He is known to be talkative and charismatic. When he isn't in the company of others, EJ likes watching funny movies and sports. Basketball and football are his top picks to play. Music and celebrating holidays like Christmas and Valentine's day are especially well-liked by EJ. Traveling is one of his interests, and exploring Africa is on this kiddo's bucket list. For now, he settles with going to the zoo to see all the African animals. Spaghetti and Chinese food always make his hunger disappear. EJ has a long list of future goals and dreams, including having a pool, going to the beach, driving an electric car, and owning a Superman suit. He loves Iron man and the movie Shazam. Eleazar enjoys spending time with peers and adults. He loves going on outings and he is a great dancer!

He likes math and is learning fractions and decimals.

EJ would do best in a Christian family with pets; however, his caseworker will consider all family types. He will need to remain in contact with his sisters following placement. Financial assistance may be available for adoption-related services.

For Nevada children, both homestudied and non-homestudied Nevada families are encouraged to inquire; only homestudied families from other states should do so.

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  • Single Girl

Gabriella

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Adoption ID:  1422263  Name:  Gabriella 
Recruiter:  Ashley Durrough  Birth:  July 2008 
Phone:  (702) 455-0800  Ethnicity:  Hispanic/Latino 
E-mail:  DFS Adoptions  Gender:  Female 
    Legal Status:  Available 
    Last Updated:  02/24/2020 
       

All About Gabriella

This friendly child is Gabriella!  She enjoys the presence of others and makes friends easily. Gabriella is happiest when playing sports with her peers, especially baseball. She is caring not only to those around her but to animals as well; she is in heaven when interacting with animals. After a busy day, Gabriella likes to grab a pen and paper and write songs. With her dedication and patience, being a songwriter comes naturally to her. Gabriella is a pop star in the making and hopes to one day become a famous artist who produces and composes her own music. This artist is often in the mood for Mexican food and is always satisfied with menudo and tamales.

More about Gabriella
Gabriella excels in reading, language arts and she loves science.

What you can do for Gabriella
A family with pets, in which Gabriella can be the youngest is preferred; however, her caseworker will consider all family types. Financial assistance may be available for adoption related services.

For Nevada children, homestudied and non-homestudied Nevada families are encouraged to inquire; only homestudied families from out of state should do so.

  • Single Boy

Gio

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Adoption ID:  1337299 Name:  Gio
Recruiter:  Ashley Durrough  Birth:  June 2007
Phone:  (702) 455-0800  Ethnicity:  African American/Caucasian
E-mail:  DFS Adoptions  Gender:  Male
    Legal Status:  Legally Free
    Last Updated:  09/14/2020

For Giovanni, who likes to go by "Gio," there would be nothing cooler than being like Batman! If this teen were given superpowers, anything that "the bat" could do would be right up his ally. For now, the superhero Gio enjoys listening to music, singing, and dancing. An articulate and charming young man, playing football, basketball, and tetherball are fun ways for him to remain active. When Gio needs a more relaxed day, he turns to video games and making things for fun. He is happiest when dining on hamburgers and macaroni and cheese. Gio adores the colors purple, gold, and turquoise. He dreams of a fun-filled day at Disneyland or LEGOLAND. 

This eighth grader performs on grade level and likes math. 

Gio would do best in a family residing in an urban area, in which he can be the only child in the home; however, his caseworker will consider all family types. He will need to remain in contact with his siblings following placement. Financial assistance may be available for adoption-related services. 

For Nevada children, both homestudied and non-homestudied Nevada families are encouraged to inquire; only homestudied families from other states should do so.
  • Single Girl

Gracie

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Adoption ID:  1290973 Name:  Gracie
Recruiter:  Ashley Durrough  Birth:  June 2006
Phone:  (702) 455-0800  Ethnicity:  African American/Caucasian
E-mail:  DFS Adoptions  Gender:  Female 
    Legal Status:  Legally Free
    Last Updated:  09/14/2020
       

All About Gracie

Take a moment to learn about Gracie! Music and dancing are sure to bring out the sparkle in this girl. When she isn't showing off her dance moves, Gracie likes to draw. One can often find her curled up in a comfy spot reading. 

She is in the eighth grade. 

All family types will be considered for Gracie. Financial assistance may be available for adoption-related services. 

For Nevada children, both homestudied and non-homestudied Nevada families are encouraged to inquire; only homestudied families from other states should do so.

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  • Single Girl

Heavenly

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Adoption ID:  1339916  Name:  Heavenly 
Recruiter:  Ashley Durrough  Birth:  August 2007 
Phone:  (702) 455-0800  Ethnicity:  African American/Black 
E-mail:  DFS Adoptions  Gender:  Female 
    Legal Status:  Available 
    Last Updated:  10/17/2019 
       

All About Heavenly

This sweet girl is Heavenly! When the shopping bug strikes, she loves to pick up the latest fashion trends at Justice. Crafts are a well-liked, and she especially adores making bracelets. Why choose one favorite, when you can have three? Heavenly is keen on black, red, and rose gold. She is a talented dancer, loves animals, and would choose to be like Wonder Woman if she were a superhero. Participating in her youth group and singing gospel music at church are important to her. Heavenly aspires to become a professional dancer or a cosmetologist when she is older and loves to practice by putting make-up on others. Eating at Golden Corral is one of her favorite special treats.

A single mom Christian family with pets, in which Heavenly can be the youngest child is preferred; however, her caseworker will consider all family types. She would like to remain in contact with her siblings following placement. Due to these connections, Heavenly prefers a home in Nevada, Arizona, or California. Financial assistance may be available for adoption-related services.

For Nevada children, both homestudied and non-homestudied Nevada families are encouraged to inquire; only homestudied families from other states should do so.

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  • Single Boy

Izaiah

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Adoption ID:  1370549  Name:  Izaiah 
Recruiter:  Ashley Durrough  Birth:  March 2005 
Phone:  (702) 455-0800  Ethnicity:  African American/Black 
E-mail:  DFS Adoptions  Gender:  Male 
    Legal Status:  Available 
    Last Updated:  09/06/2019 
       

All About Izaiah

Get to know Izaiah! This sports fanatic delights in all opportunities to play basketball. When he isn't on the court, he has been known to be helping others with chores. Playing video games is another favored pastime. Izaiah thinks red is a great color and enjoys eating cheeseburgers. 
Izaiah would do best in a family in which he can be the only child; however, his caseworker will consider all family types. He wishes to have pets in his home. He has important relationships that he would like to maintain following placement. Financial assistance may be available for adoption-related services. 

For Nevada children, both homestudied and non-homestudied Nevada families are encouraged to inquire; only homestudied families from other states should do so.

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  • Single Girl

Morgan

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Adoption ID:  1405971  Name:  Morgan 
Recruiter:  Ashley Durrough  Birth:  January 2004 
Phone:  (702) 455-0800  Ethnicity:  Caucasian/White 
E-mail:  DFS Adoptions  Gender:  Female 
    Legal Status:  Available 
    Last Updated:  03/12/2020 
       

All About Morgan

Mythical creatures captivate Morgan's imagination! Reading up on dragons, unicorns, and other mythological creatures bring her happiness. Although not mythological, elephants are another favorite topic of discussion. Morgan loves music, especially heavy metal and alternative, and one of her favorite bands is Panic at the Disco. Learning how to play the drums and guitar is a wish she hopes comes true. Art is another passion for this teen, who has a talent for drawing. Red and black are her favorite colors. Taco Bell, Hot Cheetos, and seafood are all well-enjoyed by Morgan. Those who know her best describe a sweet, caring girl who dotes on her younger siblings and does well with younger children. Joking around with adults comes naturally to Morgan, who thrives on positive attention from adults.

Morgan would do best with a family residing in an urban area, who have pets in the home; however, her caseworker will consider all family types. She will need to remain in contact with her sisters following placement. Financial assistance may be available for adoption-related services.

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  • Single Boy

Nathan

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Adoption ID:  1253522  Name:  Nathan 
Recruiter:  Ashley Durrough  Birth:  May 2008 
Phone:  (702) 455-0800  Ethnicity:  Caucasian/White 
E-mail:  DFS Adoptions  Gender:  Male
    Legal Status:  Available
    Last Updated:  09/18/2019

All About Nathan
Nathan wants to be a world traveler when he grows up! This friendly boy is happiest on the basketball court and is said to be quite talented. If he isn't shooting hoops, Nathan adores playing football or catching the latest game on the television. Riding his bikes with friends is always a good experience, and he enjoys spending time at the local kid's club. After a long day of outdoor play, Nathan prefers to unwind by playing video games. A kind child, he is known to enjoy helping others and gets along well with adults. Pizza and a nice helping of spaghetti always score points when he's hungry, and he loves the color blue. If traveling around the world doesn't work out, Nathan dreams of going to outer space.

As a fifth-grader, his favorite subject is science.

Nathan would do best in a family with pets, in which he can be the only child in the home; however, his caseworker will consider all family types. Family ties are important to him, and he will need to remain in contact with his sisters following placement. Financial assistance may be available for adoption-related services.

For Nevada children, both homestudied and non-homestudied Nevada families are encouraged to inquire; only homestudied families from other states should do so.

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  • Single Boy

Peter

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Adoption ID:  1413779-1  Name:  Peter 
Recruiter:  Ashley Durrough  Birth:  November 2006 
Phone:  (702) 455-0800  Ethnicity:  Caucasian/White 
E-mail:  DFS Adoptions  Gender:  Male 
    Legal Status:  Available 
    Last Updated:  02/21/2020 
       

All About Peter

Peter
This sweet guy is Peter! Giving hugs to others makes him happy. Water and playing in the pool delight him. Peter relishes every opportunity to eat pizza.

More about Peter

He is in the seventh grade.

What you can do for Peter

All family types will be considered for this great kid. Financial assistance may be available for adoption-related services.

For Nevada children, both homestudied and non-homestudied Nevada families are encouraged to inquire; only homestudied families from other states should do so.

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  • Single Girl

Saniya

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Adoption ID:  1393827  Name:  Saniya 
Recruiter:  Ashley Durrough  Birth:  September 2008 
Phone:  (702) 455-0800  Ethnicity:  African American/Black 
E-mail:  DFS Adoptions  Gender:  Female 
    Legal Status:  Available 
    Last Updated:  03/10/2020 
       

All About Saniya

This outgoing and bubbly child is Saniya! Being the center of attention is when she lights up the brightest, and she adores showing off her dancing and singing talents. Saniya prefers to stay active, and her favorite activities are jumping rope and playing volleyball. She is known to delight in chatting with others and reading books in her downtime. Hello Kitty and Sponge Bob are well-liked characters for this great kid. McDonald's cheeseburgers are part of Saniya's favorite meal, and red is her best-loved color.

She is in the fourth grade.

Saniya would do best in a family living in an urban area, in which she can be the only child; however, her caseworker will consider all family types. She would like to remain in contact with her brother following placement. If your family can provide an abundance of time, love, and patience, we urge you to inquire. Financial assistance may be available for adoption-related services.

For Nevada children, both homestudied and non-homestudied Nevada families are encouraged to inquire; only homestudied families from other states should do so.

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William

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Adoption ID:  1446236 Name:  William
Recruiter:  Ashley Durrough  Birth:  May 2007
Phone:  (702) 455-0800  Ethnicity:  African American/Black 
E-mail:  DFS Adoptions  Gender:  Male 
    Legal Status:  Legal Risk
    Last Updated:  08/26/20
       

All About William

William is a comical kid who gets along well with his peers! Playing dodgeball is one of his favorite games. When he isn't throwing the ball around, William enjoys playing his Nintendo Switch. Christmas is his favorite holiday, and a few of his snack time favorites include nachos, chicken nuggets, French fries, and waffles. 

William is in the seventh grade. 

He would do best in a family with pets, where he can be the youngest child; however, his caseworker will consider all family types. Financial assistance may be available for adoption-related services. 

For Nevada children, both homestudied and non-homestudied Nevada families are encouraged to inquire; only homestudied families from other states should do so.

To further inquire about this or any other child featured, please contact DFS Adoption Recruitment at (702)455-0800 or email dfsadoptions@clarkcountynv.gov.