Available for Adoption

If interested in providing a forever home for any of these young people in need of a caring family please contact the Ashland County Department of Job and Family Services at 419-282-5000.

DOB: 6/14/1999

Briana is a friendly child who is very creative. Briana loves to spend time outside and likes to be very active.  Briana enjoys playing sports, especially basketball, and likes to draw.  Briana enjoys spending time with her foster family and loves to eat lots of food!  Briana is very active with her church and would like to remain with a family who makes church a priority.  Briana can be quiet when she first meets new people but once she feels comfortable, she really shows her great personality and sense of humor!  Briana wants a family to be a part of forever and does well with other children. 

DOB: 11/10/2008

Nathaniel, “Nate” is a very friendly and intelligent child. Nate likes to spend his time playing video games and being outside! Nate loves animals, especially dogs, and hopes that his future forever home comes with a dog who loves to play!  Nate is quiet until he feels comfortable with people and then he really lets his great personality shine! Nate is always up for a game of kickball with friends or fun race car battle in a video game! Nate would love to be adopted and find his forever family soon!

DOB: 06/02/2000

Zachary is a teenage boy with a love of sports and the out of doors. He is a kind person with a good sense of humor. Zachary makes friends easily and enjoys companionship. Could you be the forever family that he is looking for?  He answers to Zachary or “Zach”. Zachary is a teenager and is beginning to discover his own personality. Zachary enjoys being outside and being active. He has participated in team sports, such as basketball, soccer and track. He also enjoys golf, but has never played competitively.  Zachary would prefer being outside and being physical over sitting in front of a television playing video games or watching TV. Zachary likes to be hands on and loves learning new arts and crafts. Zachary will sit with a book or with another person in order to learn things, such as origami or bracelet making. Zachary enjoys joke books and sharing jokes or new facts with other people.

DOB: 03/2000

Autumn is an energetic and expressive teenager.  She enjoys interacting and spending time with others.  Autumn has a strong passion for animals, specifically horses, and hopes to work with animals as an adult.  Autumn's favorite hobby is horseback riding.  Autumn has been known to do well with animals and thoroughly enjoys caring for them.  Autumn would benefit from a strong support system.  It is believed she would do best in a family that is encouraging, understanding, and consistent.

DOB: 07/2001

Thomas is an intelligent teenager who takes pride in his school work.  He enjoys playing games on electronic devices, especially his computer.  Thomas has expressed his interest with animals and is eager to own a dog someday.  Thomas likes to be independent and spending time in the library doing school work.  Thomas is currently involved in a college-prep program that will allow him to graduate high school with an associates degree.  He is looking forward to obtaining employment in the future.  Thomas can be considered shy at first, but tends to open up as he feels more comfortable.  Thomas would do well with a family who is supportive of his dedication to academics and goals of continuing his education.