Carter Still Needs a Family!

UPDATE: We shared about Carter in 2018, but he still needs a permanent, loving family of his own! Since that time, he completed the fifth grade and improved his soccer skills. Carter also shares that he hopes to be a martial artist one day — combining his love for competition and physical activities.

Carter excels in his science and history classes, and he can memorize material with ease. He is a talkative and extroverted boy, making him a natural leader in class! When he faces a problem, Carter solves it quickly and always asks for help when he needs it.

Carter is sweet, gentle and helpful to those around him. He enjoys gardening and harvesting the home-grown vegetables at his care center, and he also likes to take care of the younger children.

At 11 years old, Carter dreams of having his own parents and siblings one day. He hopes to be cared for and loved by his adoptive family, and he can’t wait to make memories with them!

Outside of school, Carter loves to play soccer, watch TV and listen to music. He is a very social little boy who makes friends easily and has good relationships with his caregivers.

Carter is doing well developmentally and is in good health. He also has good self-care skills and helps with chores.

The best fit for Carter is a permanent family with educational resources and an understanding about older child adoption. He also hopes to have a family with older and younger siblings.

Could you or someone you know be the right family for Carter? Please contact Kristen Henry at or view his photolisting profile for more information.


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