Denise is a joyful teen who has a passion for reading books, drawing abstract pictures, putting together puzzles, and dancing. She loves animals, Harry Potter, unicorns, and anything ‘girly.’ Denise can be shy at first, but once she gets to know you, she loves to make friends. She is very helpful and enjoys helping out around the house. Denise loves school and participating in choir.
A family that is willing to be involved in her education and stay connected with her teachers throughout the school year is needed. Denise also needs to family that could parent a child with moderate emotional and learning needs, as well as mild behavioral and mental health needs.
That every young person whose life has been disrupted by trauma and subsequent child welfare intervention will be restored to a safe, permanent family with an urgency that honors the brevity of childhood.