August’s Child: Meet Serenity

Baystateparent Magazine
Serenity would thrive in a home with a female caregiver.

Hi, my name is Serenity and I love working with animals and want to be a veterinarian!

Serenity, 13, is a curious and friendly girl of Caucasian descent. Serenity can be shy upon first meeting her, but once you start talking to her about her interests, she becomes much more talkative. Some of Serenity’s favorite activities include being outside, at the beach, walking, going to the park, or staying inside and watching TV. She wants to be a veterinarian when she grows up because she loves working with animals.

Serenity is legally freed for adoption and would thrive in a home with a female caregiver and is ideally seeking a single female or two female household but is open to exploring a mother/father household. She should also be the only or the youngest child in the home. Serenity has an Open Adoption Agreement with her birth mother consisting of two visits per year. Interested families should be open to maintaining these visits.

Can you provide the guidance, love and stability that a child needs? If you’re at least 18 years old, have a stable source of income, and room in your heart, you may be a perfect match to adopt a waiting child. Adoptive parents can be single, married, or partnered; experienced or not; renters or homeowners; LGBTQ singles and couples.

The process to adopt a child from foster care requires training, interviews, and home visits to determine if adoption is right for you, and if so, to help connect you with a child or sibling group that your family will be a good match for.

To learn more about adoption from foster care, call the Massachusetts Adoption Resource Exchange (MARE) at (617) 964-6273 or visit