Meet Zak

Meet 15 year old Zakery, who is an accomplished athlete who loves football.
In his free time, Zakery enjoys playing all sports, especially basketball, football, & baseball, he is also a fan of video games and spending time with his friends. In his down time, he enjoys watching comedy videos on YouTube.
At school his favorite subject is History, but that he enjoys all of his classes and strives to excel academically.
Described by those who know Zakery, as he is a very respectable gentleman, who is contemplating a career as a welder.
Zakery is self-sufficient and likes to cook, and is fond of helping out in the kitchen, and especially around the home. Some of his favorite foods are, meatball subs, pizza, spaghetti, and tacos.
Zakery would like to be a part of a two parent family home and siblings, younger or older would be great.
If you think you could be the forever family for Zakery, or for another Texas child, please contact the department at 1-800-233-3405, for more information about adoption or visit here ( where you can also find a schedule of online public information meetings, where you can learn more about the foster/adoption program.

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 abused and neglected children.