Anthony, Age 17

Anthony is a bright, charming, and fun teenage boy. He enjoys school and thinks about going to college. He loves playing basketball and video games. Anthony desires to be a barber with his own shop one day. Anthony always dreams big and hopes to accomplish all of his life goals.

Anthony is interested in a family that will love and support him. He is open to all types of families. He desires most to have a family that he can count on and a family that will help him navigate the next part of his life. A family that will help him reach his ambitious goals. Anthony has an awareness of what’s to come after aging out of foster care. He knows that his bio family is not the best place, although he does maintain contact. He would love to have a family that he knows is loving, stable, permanent, and healthy.

Ready to take the next step?

Learn more about Anthony 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.

Call the Ignite Mentor Coordinator at 330-980-4505.


17 years old

17 years

male, boy, teen, child, teen boy

black, african american