Melanie from California
Los Angeles County Department of Family and Social Services
- Case #501697
Melanie is 15 years of age. Melanie's race is Caucasian, and Melanie will join an adoptive family as a single child. She is a dependent of San Bernardino DSS. Her CKC reference number is 501697.
Melanie is an outgoing and friendly child. She has come to the decision that she wants to be adopted and has stated she wants a real family with a mom and dad, as she wants to feel connected and belong. Some of Melanie's interests include listening to music and watching videos. Her favorite genre of music is Hip-Hop, and she likes listening to Chris Brown, Demi Lovato, and Nick Jonas. During her free time she enjoys recreational activities such as swimming, bike riding, going to the beach or park, and exploring amusement parks! She also has excellent taste in food choices, as some of her favorites are ceviche, chicken tacos, spaghetti, and cheesecake.
At school Melanie's favorite subjects are math and recess. She also has a great sense of humor! She enjoys having fun and joking around, whether it be out in the community, at school or at home.
Melanie has made vast progress behaviorally and emotionally. She has continued to mature, as she is able to reflect on how her decisions and feelings may affect herself and others, whether at school or at home. Sometimes she can be headstrong, and has been utilizing her coping skills to help manage her behaviors.
Melanie needs a loving, attentive and nurturing family that will give her plenty of support, guidance, and connection.