Inspiring growth and development

News and information on foster care, adoption, family preservation and behavioral health from the Omni Family of Services, including announcements about new programs & services and the personal stories of caregivers.

Multicultural Foster Family

Benefits of Being a Foster Parent

There are fewer than 4,000 foster families willing to provide homes for foster children in Tennessee—kids who may feel unwanted, unloved, scared, confused, angry or even hopeless. Yet the Tennesseans who are serving as foster parents say the chance to provide foster...
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Andrew B., a child available for adoption.

Andrew B.

Andrew is a sweet eleven-year-old Caucasian male with light brown hair and brown eyes. Andrew enjoys playing video games, watching movies, playing football, swimming, and pretty much any outdoor activity. Andrew does well in school. He also enjoys animals. He can be...
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Dontay is a fun and sweet young man who likes to stay active. He enjoys activities such as playing basketball, going bowling, and going to the movies. He enjoys watching football and his favorite teams are the San Francisco 49ers and the Memphis Tigers. In addition to...
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Ricky, a child available for adoption.


Ricky is currently twelve years old and wants to have his “forever family.” He is a sweet boy with lots of love to share and thrives on receiving positive reinforcement as well as hugs. In addition to playing video games and watching movies, Ricky likes to ride his...
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Zanna, a child available for adoption.


Zanna is a very expressive, outgoing individual who loves being around people. She enjoys reading books, listening to music (mostly gospel), playing with her stuffed animals, watching TV (Wheel of Fortune and Family Feud) and eating out in her leisure time. She also...
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Courtney, a child available for adoption.


Courtney is described as having a quiet demeanor and a shy smile. He likes to stay active and enjoys watching television. His favorite foods are pizza, chicken and hot dogs. Others say that Courtney laughs a lot and is most happy when he is playing outside or eating...
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Sergio is a likable child with a vivid imagination and a flare for the dramatic. He enjoys video games, television and movies. Sergio likes to play outside. He is capable of making friends, but needs some assistance with appropriate peer interactions. He has played...
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