Meet 15-year-old Billy.

He’s a free-spirited teenager who enjoys several different hobbies like swimming, fishing, and watching wrestling.

Billy is a hard worker. Says he wants to be an entrepreneur and design video games when he grows up!

He’s hoping to find a forever family, that can provide structure, love and a bit of independence to discover the best life has to offer.

If you think you could be Billy’s forever family, or for another Texas child, call toll free 800-233-3405 or log onto adoptchildren.org for more information.

Basic Requirements

The prospective foster/adoptive parents may be single or married and must:

• be at least 21 years of age, financially stable, and responsible mature adults,

• complete an application (staff will assist you, if you prefer),

• share information regarding their background and lifestyle,

• provide relative and non-relative references,

• show proof of marriage and/or divorce (if applicable),

• agree to a home study which includes visits with all household members,

• allow staff to complete a criminal history background check and an abuse/neglect check on all adults in the household, and

• attend free training to learn about issues of abuse and neglected children