Alisha, Age 17

Alisha is a sweet young lady who likes to laugh. She likes to draw and watch TV and is avid about learning new things. Alisha loves animals and would love to own a pet.

Alisha is not picky when it comes to what type of family she wants. She wants a family that will teach her new things and love her no matter what. She is looking forward to making memories with her forever family.

Ready to take the next step?

Learn more about Alisha and the adoption process by contacting NOAS’ Intake Specialist at 800-686-6627 ext. 126 or email us at

Become A Mentor To A Local Foster Youth

Ordinary things like forming safe and lasting relationships, problem-solving, goal setting, applying for college, and setting boundaries can be a great challenge for foster youth.

A caring and well-trained mentor can inspire and guide a foster youth ages 12-17, or a former foster youth ages 18-21, to pursue a productive future and reach his or her full potential. Mentor One Who Needs Someone.

Nick Walters, Ignite Mentor Coordinator at 330-980-4505 or email:


17 years old

17 years

female, girl, teen, child, teen girl

black, African American