Legacy Adoption Services

Waiting Children

These youth need a Forever Family.

Here you can find all of the foster children in Michigan waiting to be adopted. To inquire about a child, click on the Learn More button that is located in each individual profile.

Meet Dylan

Go ahead, take a plunge; the water’s fine, and Dylan will join you because he loves swimming and other outdoor activities. When he’s asleep, you can bet his dreams focus on fresh air, critters and nature. “He loves animals, camping, fishing and any outdoor activity,” says one of Dylan’s close adults. “Dylan is very active and you have to be ready to participate in activities with him.”

Those activities could include playing soccer, grabbing an ice cream cone when it’s warm and sipping hot chocolate when it’s cold. Dylan is an all-American youngster who loves playing family games such as Clue. Dylan likes reading and building things with Legos.

Dylan's Favorites Things

Animals
Soccer
Ice Cream
Nature
According to one of his close adults, “Dylan is a very sweet boy. Dylan is loving and caring. He is full of energy and just wants to have fun with everyone. He wants people to be happy and proud of him for all the hard work he does.”

Meet Omarayana

She might be young, but Omarayana is quite sophisticated for her age. Take, for instance, her preference in conversation. She doesn’t settle for mere chit-chat. “She tends to gravitate toward older peers as she enjoys having more mature conversations,” says a close adult acquaintance of Omarayana. Then there’s her career choice that relies on one of her biggest interests. Omaryana wants to become a cosmetologist because she loves styling hair. She’s still a kid to the core, however. Omarayana loves playing volleyball and GaGa ball, the variation of Dodgeball. She loves making art and doing other creative activities.

Omarayana's Favorites Things

Having Meaningful Conversations
Creating Art
Volleyball & "GaGa" Ball
Cosmetology
“Omarayana appears to have an affable disposition and can be very friendly and pleasant to talk to,” says an adult close to her. “Omaryana is outgoing and likes to be the center of attention. She can have a soft side, though, and always stands up for herself and for others.”

Meet Adam

If he could eat and sleep football, Adam would never be hungry or tired. “I love football,” says this young man whose favorite game is Madden and who looks forward to the weekend so he can watch football and play Madden. Adam likes basketball, too, and has played on a team. He also enjoys spending time outdoors and likes going fishing. His favorite color is green, his favorite food is pizza and his favorite animal is parrot. Adam loves Christmas and celebrates it by being grateful.

If he had three wishes, Adam would want to be rich, get married and have kids. Adam says he wants others to know that he likes shoes and music, and he wants to create some tunes with his future forever family. He also wants to go traveling with them.

Adam's Favorites Things

Shoes & Music
Pizza
Going Fishing
Football
According to an adult close to him, “Adam enjoys participating in work-study and is a hard worker when it comes to yard work and helping with minor maintenance. He can be silly and likes to joke around. He likes to help people and work with his hands.” He’s also described at loyal, athletic, energetic and musical. He likes to make his own music.

Meet Darius

You’ve got to admire Star Wars-loving Darius because of his imaginative magical mission. If he had the force – the one superhero power, Darius would love to possess – he’d only use it for good, not evil.

Darius loves animals but especially likes dogs, cats and birds. Of all the holidays, Darius likes Christmas the best so he can open presents and hope for more Star Wars toys. His new forever family is certain to love having Darius as much as he enjoys being in the home.

Darius' Favorites Things

Dogs, Cats & Birds
Pizza
Christmas
Star Wars
According to one of the people who knows him best, “The most important thing that Darius wants people to know about him is that he is a good person.” Darius does best in a very structured environment with a reliable routine. Once he gets to know others, he has the ability to form meaningful bonds. “He does interact well with other kids and enjoys playing with other kids,” says one of the adults close to Darius.

Meet Cecilia

CeCe, aka Cecilia, plans to travel the four corners of the world … and a few curves and straight-aways along the way. “If I could visit one place on Earth, it would be all over the world,” explains CeCe, “because I want to learn about all the cultures and food.” Her long journey might include a pit stop at Bath & Body Works because CeCe loves the store chain’s makeup.

“I am a neat, organized and clean person.” She also takes pride in her smile, her intelligence and her empathy for others. “I care a lot about people,” says CeCe, who plans to put her caring nature to work as a pediatrician or nurse when she gets older.

Cecilia's Favorites Things

Olive Garden
Apples to Apples & Uno
Children
Traveling
She’s likely to be successful in whatever career she chooses since she likes all subjects and does well in school. “I am a straight A student,” says CeCe says, who’d make a forever family mighty proud. “I value family, and I’m honest,” says CeCe, who enjoys interacting with others. According to her one of her close adults, CeCe takes a philosophical view of life.

Meet Hailey

As if she’s not adorable already, Hailey dreams of being even more of a cutie-beauty. She says she wants a makeover so she can be “the prettiest girl on Earth.” She’ll likely dress in sharp-looking attire – she enjoys shopping, and she loves jewelry and clothes – so she looks her best, and she’ll stay positive even in the darkest of times. Hailey’s clothing will look anything but dark since her favorite colors are blue, pink and purple. Hailey’s favorite animal is a dog. She currently enjoys walking dogs in her neighborhood, and she volunteers at an animal shelter.

If Hailey’s dreams come true, she’ll visit Disney World then travel to golden sand, white waves and blue ocean.

Hailey's Favorites Things

Buffalo Wild Wings
Disney World
Fashion
Dogs
“Hailey is inquisitive, funny, confident, outgoing, silly, kind, and lovable,” says one of the adults close to her. “She likes to laugh and have conversations, and she can be very interested in what others are doing. She likes to be a good student, so she puts in great effort.” This amazing young lady would flourish in a family who offers strong encouragement to try new things and who provides structure, consistency and emotional support.

Meet Jaheim

Jaheim is a young lad who’s a bit of a music connoisseur. “He loves to be up to date on the newest music,” says one of his close adult acquaintances. “He specifically loves rap music and worship music.” Jaheim also is budding philanthropist based on what he’d want if he had three wishes. “I would want all the money in the world, own all the stores in the world and help all the poor people with the money I have,” Jaheim says. Jaheim says dogs – particularly puppies – are his favorite animals and one of his favorite chores is getting them out of their kennels and feeding them. He especially likes spending time with family on weekends.

Jaheim's Favorites Things

The Outdoors
Playing Football
Dogs
Music
According to one of his close adults, “Jaheim is very active and silly. He is funny, goofy, engaging and social. He loves to clean bathrooms (yes, we said bathrooms!!) and would love to visit New York someday because he thinks cities are cool.”

Meet Tyler

Get your track shoes on to keep up with Tyler. This active young lad loves riding his bike, going hiking and anything else outdoors. “He loves nature and exploring,” says one of Tyler’s close adults. “He enjoys spreading his knowledge to others and taking them on adventures with him through the woods.” He enjoys playing card games, putting puzzles together, watching TV – especially cartoons and movies – and reading books. Tyler loves studying when it features Bill Nye the Science Guy and when the subject is volcanos. Since he’s a critter kind of kid, Tyler hopes for a forever family who has dogs.

Tyler's Favorites Things

Puzzles & Card Games
Science
Hiking & Riding Bikes
Dogs
“Tyler generally approaches new activities or crafts with a positive and enthusiastic approach,” says one of the people who cares about him. “He enjoys meeting new people and having conversations. He loves to be busy doing something and makes the most out of every moment.”

Meet Anthony

You’ll stay entertained with Anthony around. He has a great sense of humor and loves sharing a laugh with others. “Anthony is a very comical, energetic young man,” says one of the adults who cares most about him. Despite his entertaining antics, Anthony doesn’t strive to be an entertainer when he gets older. Instead, he says he just wants to relax as an adult. Anthony dreams of going to a certain amusement park so he can go on all the rides, and he wishes for $100 million and a mansion. He also wishes for a forever family and hopes they’ll go visit parks together.

Anthony's Favorites Things

Telling Jokes
Video Games
Relaxing
Amusement Parks

According to one of the adults close to him, “Anthony is very resilient. He is a very kind-hearted young man and is very playful and loving towards others. Anthony is very smart and does great quality work in school.” Anthony says his favorite subject in school is math.

Meet Brayden

If you hear a siren in the middle of the night sometime in the future, it could be Brayden, who wants to become a firefighter when he gets older. Brayden will order his fellow firefighters pizza, his favorite food, and they’ll rescue cats stuck in trees since they’re his favorite animal. If he could travel anywhere, Brayden would go to a metropolis. “I like big cities,” he says – probably so he can see the most fire trucks. Brayden says he wishes for a big mansion with an Olympic-sized swimming pool “and a lot of money to buy stuff.”

Brayden's Favorites Things

Firefighter
Pizza
Videogames
Hanging with Friends
“Brayden is a silly, energetic, animated and sensitive child who likes singing and dancing,” says one of the people who knows him best. “He enjoys one-on-one attention from adults.” Brayden also is described as extroverted and talkative.

Meet Noah

Noah has graduated from smaller toys and now builds things out of Legos and Lincoln Logs. In fact, Noah enjoys being creative, and he’s very proud of his Legos creations. Noah also enjoys playing video games and doing puzzles. Like a lot of young lads, Noah likes riding bikes and scooters, and he loves Star Wars. When he gets older, Noah wants to become a magician. A few of the most important things Noah wants others to know are, “I love to play and watch basketball, and I like to be kind.” He will fit in very well with a forever family.

Noah's Favorites Things

Playing Outside
Baking
Reading
Legos & Lincoln Logs
According to one of the adults close to him, “Noah has a tender heart and witty sense of humor. He is highly intelligent. Noah is not only smart but also determined. He thrives on encouragement and one-on-one time with adults. Noah is thoughtful and empathetic.”

Meet Emilee

What makes Emilee’s day purr-fectly enjoyable? You guessed it – having a cat nearby. In fact, one of the adults close to her reports, “Emilee often is found with a cat on her lap.” When she’s not taking it easy with a feline friend, Emilee could be down playing at the pond. She enjoys fishing, swimming and boating, and she likes going on walks. Emilee is not only active but also creative. She enjoys writing and doodling, and she likes doing arts and crafts.

Like most youngsters, she enjoys texting and engaging with friends on social media. She also likes watching TV, playing board games and listening to music.

Emilee's Favorites Things

Fishing & Swimming
Social Media
Cats
Arts & Crafts
According to one of the adults close to her, “Emilee can be funny and has been developing a positive group of friends. Emilee reports that she likes school as she is able to see her friends there. She also enjoys going for walks and hanging out with friends.”

Meet Saxon

Saxon’s biggest dream isn’t just big; it’s huge, massive and mammoth. It’s enormous, humongous and ginormous. It’s gigantic and … Titanic! If he could visit anywhere, Saxon would go to the spot where the famed and ill-fated vessel rests under 12,000 feet of ocean. Why? “I love ships,” Saxon says, and enjoys learning about them. He also likes in-line skating, along with playing basketball, kickball and soccer. Saxon says that he loves animals and helps take care of the goats, chickens, ducks, dogs and cats where he lives. 

In addition to visiting the Titanic site, Saxon has another sizeable yet sensible and simple wish: He wants a forever family and dreams of playing video and board games as well as sports with them. Saxon loves being outdoors and would fit in well with a family who likes camping, hiking, fishing and hunting.

Saxon's Favorites Things

3D Modeling
Videogames
Outdoor Activities
Ships & Underwater Exploration
“Saxon can appear shy when you first get to know him,” says one of the adults close to him. “However, when he is warmed up to you, he can be outgoing. Saxon enjoys cracking jokes or having other people tell him jokes as he loves to laugh and be happy. Saxon is a great kid who really needs a forever family.”

Meet Kakashi

Saying Kakashi likes flags is a bit akin to saying stars come out at night. OK, so his “banner benevolence” isn’t quite that obvious. But Kakashi does love his flags, all 50 or more of them from different countries throughout the world. Kakashi loves anything related to water – kayaking, swimming, watching the fountain at the park, playing in the water table at the children’s museum and playing in the rain, to name a few. Kakashi also loves music; he has an old phone with a music app and he is constantly listening to his favorite songs.

Kakashi's Favorites Things

Music
Water Activities
Collecting Country Flags
Playing at the Park
According to one of the adults close to him, “Kakashi is sweet, silly and helpful. He is determined and smart, and he works hard all the time to continue to learn and grow. He is generally cheerful and enthusiastic. He is silly and sweet and his excitement and enthusiasm for his favorite things is second to none.”

Meet Zack

Zack wants to hit the road in the future to become a truck driver. Zack (Zackary) will hit the road again because his favorite toy is Lego Road Blocks. And Zack’s biggest road trip will include traveling to Tennessee, going to Bronner’s Christmas Wonderland and visiting The Wizarding World of Harry Potter.

In fact, Zack has plenty of fun activities in mind for his future forever family, and if they go out to eat, go to a pet store, visit a zoo, have Nerf toy wars and play video and board games together, then Zack won’t be hitting the road anytime soon.

Zack's Favorites Things

Holidays
Animals
Toys & Board Games
Harry Potter
“Zack is very outgoing and personable. He is very friendly, creative and enjoys spending quality time with his friends and family. Zack is very kind-hearted and wants to please. He wants to be helpful and responds strongly to positive reinforcement and praise. Zack is a sweet and funny kid who is great with younger kids and animals.”

Meet Rachel

If her dreams come true, Rachel will need a big rack for the many hats she’ll wear in her future careers. She says she wants to become a model, artist, chef, ballerina and rapper when she gets older. This girl of many talents includes cosplay among her interests, and she takes pride in how well she does it.

Rachel also takes an interest in watching and drawing anime. Rachel enjoys spending time outdoors whether it’s camping, four-wheeling, jumping on a trampoline or riding bikes. The latter shows Rachel’s determination.

Rachel's Favorites Things

Kentucky Fried Chicken
Playing Board Games
Anime
Playing Video Games
Rachel says her dream destination is Japan and adds, “I want to go there because I want to see the country, and I like anime.” Once she finds her forever family, Rachel hopes they’ll enjoy her favorite outdoor activities as well as travel to Cedar Point together.