Children Waiting

Please see the list below of all the children who are in need of a loving home. If you are a licensed foster family and have room to love on a few more kiddos, please fill out the form for the child/children you are interested in. Cherish Kids will collaborate with case managers and let them know you have an opening! Please know the case manager will connect with you if the need has not been met.

Meet The Children

LG & AL | 2 sisters

Age: 11 & 3 yrs

Licensure Required: Traditional

Placement: Unrestricted/Taney County

LG is a creative and outgoing 11 year old girl who loves going to church and serving. Her younger 3 year old sister also enjoys being a little helper and playing with others. Please help us keep the 2 girls together! 

Travis | Male

Age: 17 yrs

Licensure Required: Traditional

Placement: Jasper County

Travis is an awesome kiddo who is going to be a senior in the fall and is in the auto mechanics program at the technical school in Joplin. He loves basketball and is a great teen to love on!

Ross | Male

Age: 16 yrs

Licensure Required: Level B Behavioral

Placement: Unrestricted

Ross is an AMAZING basketball player – he is 6’3” and has red hair! NBA here we come! He is a very polite young man and is very appreciative of anything done for him. Throughout his entire life, Ross has not had any stability. He is looking for a home who is stable and will provide him with the structure and guidance that he needs. Ross needs a home ASAP! Ross has not had a father in his life and would benefit greatly from a male role model.

TC | Male

Age: 16 yrs

Licensure Required: Traditional

Placement: Unrestricted/Taney County

TC loves school and does very well. He enjoys listening to music and drawing. TC would like a family who is in Branson, MO if possible so he can continue visits with his father and sister.

Cara | Female

Age: 16 yrs

Licensure Required: Traditional

Placement: Unrestricted

Cara is a really cool teenage girl with a spunky attitude. She loves to play her guitar and ukulele. She loves old music, vintage stuff, and is overall, a very cool kid. She will be a junior this upcoming school year and will need help keeping motivated.

Clay | Male

Age: 14 yrs

Licensure Required: Therapeutic 

Placement: Unrestricted

Clay is very active boy who loves all sports – especially basketball and baseball, collecting rocks, and school. He is also very interested in gardening and uses that as an activity to relax and calm himself. Clay works well with males who can engage with him in being active. 

Alissa | Female

Age: 13 yrs

Licensure Required: Level A or Therapeutic

Placement: Unrestricted

Alissa loves choir and band. Not only does she enjoy singing and music, but she excels in it. She loves swimming and spending time with friends. She enjoys being silly, shopping, softball, and cats.

Ashton | Male

Age: 13 yrs

Licensure Required: Experienced Traditional or Level A 

Placement: Unrestricted

Ashton loves basketball, playing outside, video games, and pizza! He is a sweet child who loves to ask how your day is going. Ashton is currently in a resource home and is waiting for a home that can help him with his trauma. He will need love and patience as he is working how to deal with his emotions. 

Kyle | Male

Age: 12 yrs

Licensure Required: Adoptive Home 

Placement: Unrestricted

Kyle is a respectful and kind little boy who is looking for a loving forever home. Those who know him describe him as a jokester and deep thinker. Kyle dreams of a home with a backyard and swimming pool, pets, and video games. He loves to swim, play basketball and eat Chinese food. Kyle would like parents who are nurturing, patient, understanding, and commited to help him navigate life with a new family.

Michael | Male

Age: 9 yrs

Licensure Required: Experienced Traditional 

Placement: Unrestricted

Michael is a sweet, funny, and clever boy who does very well in school and is an avid reader! He will do great in a home where he is the youngest or only child.