Meet Our Kids

Arms Wide Adoption Services offers a unique program that offers proactive, child-focused recruitment of adoptive families for children who have been placed in long-term foster care. This program provides intensive social work services to find the best adoptive family for a child by exploring all facets of the child’s family, school, and friendship circles, as well as recruiting potential families from the broader community.

For more information about these children and to find out how you can become a forever family, please contact us at  713-681-6991. We would love the opportunity to share more about these wonderful children with you and determine if you might be the forever family they have been waiting for!


Blaine & Brianna

Blaine & Brianna

Age: 14 & 13

Gender: Male & Female

Blaine very kind, loving and a extremely helpful child. He has good manners and he strives to do well. Blaine is diagnosed with mild Autism, but has made great improvements in his behavior. Blaine has a love for football. He is a Houston Texans fan and loves watching them play! Blaine also likes to play video games, going to the park, and watching  television, especially the weather channel. He enjoys going out to eat, his favorite food is shrimp. Blaine is interested in becoming a meteorologist when he grows up and is very smart.

Brianna is shy at first but once she starts to warm up she can carry a good conversation. She enjoys spending time with her brother, they are currently in separate foster homes. Brianna is also very smart and can hold a good conversation once she knows you. Brianna enjoys being indoors and reading books.

Blaine and Brianna need a family who will be patient and consistent, especially during the transition from their foster home to an adoptive home. They need a family who will be very supportive and committed. Blaine and Brianna hope to be adopted together and have a very strong bond.

Brian & JC

Brian & JC

Age: 13 & 11

Gender: Male & Male

Brian and JC are brothers who enjoy spending time together.

JC likes to be called Alex, he is a friendly and likes to make new friends every where he goes. He enjoys dancing, playing basketball and staying up to date with new music. Alex enjoys playing soccer especially when he is the golly. Alex has always been the youngest in his family and enjoys being taken care of by his brother.

Brian is a very likable young man and it is not hard for him to make new friends. Brian enjoys playing all sports and plans to try out for the basketball team at his school. Brian likes to write his own music and performs for people he trusts. Brian is also quite the dancer. Brian is very competitive and does not like to lose. Brian and JC are currently in separate homes and are looking for a forever home together.

Brian and JC have a older sister who is not part of this adoption.

Christopher

Christopher

Age: 11

Gender: Male

Christopher is an active and full of energy child. Christopher is very sweet and helpful. He loves being outside playing any sport including soccer, t-ball, football, and basketball. Christopher loves anything electronic and is good at figuring things out. He also really likes playing video games and with his toy cars. Christopher does well in school. Although he enjoys reading, he doesn’t enjoy math so much. He is very sociable and makes friends easily. Like many children his age, Christopher can get upset when things don’t go as he planned. Christopher requires redirection and guidance on how to respond appropriately. Christopher stated that he is a nice boy and looking for a forever family to live with. Christopher will benefit greatly from a home that is caring and from an understanding family who will provide consistent structure, boundaries, and affection. Christopher will do well in a home with strong adult role model. He will need on-going supportive services to address adjusting to his new home. Christopher has an older sister who is not part of this adoption.

Francisco & Alejandro

Francisco & Alejandro

Age: 11 & 12

Gender: Male & Male

Francisco and Alejandro have a good relationship and always look out for each other.  Like all siblings they have their moments where they may disagree, but their bond doesn’t change.

Francisco is a very sweet kid who is easy to have a good conversation with.  He enjoys playing football and video games.  His favorite color is red and his favorite food is pizza.  One of Francisco’s wishes is to have a pet dog and even though his favorite type of dog is a German shepherd, he would love any type of dog.  Like most younger siblings, Francisco looks up to his brother very much.

Alejandro is very shy at first but warms up after a while of talking to him.  Even though Alejandro can be quiet, he lights up a room when he smiles and is willing to try new things.  He enjoys going to the movies, swimming, eating pizza and art.  He also loves pets, especially dogs.

Francisco and Alejandro do very well with each other and other children as well.  They would benefit from a family who can give them the love and support they need.  Francisco and Alejandro are looking forward to having a family they can call their own.

Ja’Kye’Ya & J’Andre

Ja’Kye’Ya & J’Andre

Age: 14 & 14

Gender: Female & Male

Ja’Kye’Ya and J’Andre are twins who are currently living in separate foster homes. Ja’Kye’Ya is a loving, affectionate child who loves to smile. She is an active child and enjoys playing indoors and outdoors. Ja’Kye’Ya is into fashion and likes to always have her hair done. She also loves to sing and dance. Ja’Kye’Ya is a problem solver and does her chores and other tasks well. She is energetic and has a flair for the dramatic. She is easily redirected and sometimes needs someone to guide her and offer consistency with her daily routines. Ja’Kye’Ya typically makes good and smart decisions. She shows remorse when necessary and knows how to apologize once she cools down. Ja’Kye’Ya enjoys attending church and is involved in choir and praise dancing. J’Andre may seem shy at first but he is very active and a loving child who loves to smile. When it comes to outdoor activities, J’Andre enjoys playing basketball. He also likes to watch TV and LOVES to play video games. J’Andre also enjoys playing the drums and listening to music. At times, J’Andre gets overly excited or anxious when there are a lot of things happening around him. Ja’Kye’Ya and J’Andre would like to find a forever family together.

Joshua

Joshua

Age: 17

Gender: Male

Joshua may seem quiet at first, but will warm up as time passes. He gets along well with his peers and shows respect toward adult figures. Joshua is an active child and loves to play. He loves to play soccer and going to professional games. Joshua at times can struggle in school. At times, he needs to be verbally redirected to stay on task. Joshua is a fun loving child who wants to be a part of a loving family. At times Joshua has given up on finding a forever family and states “No one would want to adopt an older kid, especially me” Joshua needs a structured and organized household. The family will need to provide a stable and nurturing environment. He will need a positive role model in his life. Joshua is working on expressing himself in a positive manner.

Octavius

Octavius

Age: 10

Gender: Male

Octavius is a very inquisitive child who enjoys learning new things.  He loves science, space, baseball and playing games.  He especially loves talking and learning about the weather.  Octavius is very friendly and wins the heart of anyone who meets him.

Octavius is diagnosed with Asperger’s Syndrome.  He is high functioning and does very well with the other foster children living in the home where he is at.

Octavius needs a family that will provide the patience, love and support that he needs.  He is looking forward to having a family and would do well in a family with or without children.

Shamya

Shamya

Age: 14

Gender: Female

Shamya likes to meet new people, but at times she is cautious in doing so. She is shy at first but once she is comfortable with you, she can talk to you for hours. She is very curious and will openly ask questions about what is happening, whether it is a TV show or things going on in the house.  Shamya is very creative and enjoys activities which include coloring and drawing. She loves to watch cartoons. Shamya enjoys taking walks around the neighborhood and playing at the playground. Shamya’s favorite thing to do is go swimming. Shamya has a good appetite and loves to try new foods especially sea food. Shamya does well in her academics. She gets along with her peers at times, and other times she can be appear to be unfriendly if she is around strangers. Shamya wants to maintain contact with her sibling, who are not part of this adoption. Shamya needs a family that will provide her with the love and support her needs.  She would do well in a family with or without children.  Shamya is capable of forming attachments and is looking forward to having a family.

Victor, Anthony, Destiny & Alina

Victor, Anthony, Destiny & Alina

Age: 14, 13, 12 & 8

Gender: Male, Male, Female & Female

This sibling group of four is a loving and sweet group of kids.  They always look out for each other and could not imagine life without being together.

Victor, the oldest, is 14 years old.  He is a kind young man who likes music and graphic designing.  He looks after his younger siblings as a big brother should and enjoys every moment he can spend with them.

Anthony, age 13, is an outspoken and fun loving kid.  His big personality captures anyone’s attention and his kindness makes everyone feel welcome.  The most important thing to him in life is family.

Destiny, age 12, and Alina, age 8, love dancing, singing and anything girly.  They are always up for an adventure and enjoy spending time with others and going new places.

These kids are very loving with one another.  Although they may have been through quite a bit together they are eager for a forever family and are excited for a place they can call home together.

Dai-Ren

Dai-Ren

Age: 13

Gender: Male

Dai-Ren is a fun, talkative and sweet personality.  He is 13 years old and enjoys playing football, basketball and anything that has to do with sports.  When given the time he can sit with you and have a wonderful conversation.

Dai-Ren’s favorite color is red and one of his favorite things to eat is vegetables!  This young man is respectful, caring and ready to have a home to call his own.  He said “I know parents will have moments they will need to discipline me, but I don’t mind as long as they are permanent.”