Adopt a Child

Washoe County has partnered with the State of Nevada and KOLO TV, News Channel 8 to present "Have a Heart". "Have a Heart" features a child or sibling group that is in need of an adoptive home. This feature can be seen on the 6:30pm news the 3rd Wednesday each month. KOLO provides web page coverage of every child, which can be accessed at

For more information on how to become an adoptive parent, please contact the Department's Adoption Recruiter at 775.337.4510, or by e-mail. Please note: All email inquiries will be responded to within one week.

Find a child in Washoe County

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Boys Girls Sibling Groups
  • Alexandro and Marvin
    Alexandro (age 11), Marvin (age 14)
    Meet Alexandro and Marvin!
  • Angelina
    Angelina (age 9)
    Meet Angelina!
  • Charles
    Charles (age 13)
    Meet Charles
  • David
    David (age 14)
    David the gamer!
  • Devvan
    Devvan (age 12)
    Devvan has a great smile.
  • Gavin
    Gavin (age 13)
    Meet Gavin!
  • George
    George (age 12)
    Meet George!
  • Hannah, Savanna and Zachery
    Hannah (age 13), Savanna (age 11), Zachery (age 9)
    They love animals!
  • Jabin
    Jabin (age 16)
    Meet Jabin!
  • Jabrion
    Jabrion (age 13)
    Meet Jabrion!
  • James
    James (age 16)
    Meet James!
  • Joey
    Joey (age 12)
    Joey has a great smile
  • Katie
    Katie (age 12)
    Katie loves animals and roller skating
  • Kyler
    Kyler (age 8)
    Meet little Kyler-local families only
  • Melanie
    Melanie (age 14)
    Melanie loves nature and the outdoors
  • Ora
    Ora (age 8)
    Meet Ora!
  • Piper, Kari and Camron
    Piper (age 9), Kari (age 13), Camron (age 11)
    Cute children!
  • Raheem
    Raheem (age 13)
    Big fan of the 49ers
  • Robert
    Robert (age 8)
    Meet Robert!
  • Savannah
    Savannah (age 13)
    Meet Savannah! Local families only
  • Sean
    Sean (age 16)
    Meet Sean!
  • Seselia
    Seselia (age 9)
    Meet Seselia!
  • Steffanie, Cristian and Edgar
    Steffanie (age 6), Cristian (age 5), Edgar (age 8)
    3 amazing kids!
  • Tala, Joe, and Izzy
    Tala (age 10), Joe (age 11), Izzy (age 8)
    Meet Tala, Joe, and Izzy!
  • Trinity
    Trinity (age 12)
    Great with Animals!
  • Triston
    Triston (age 13)
    Meet Triston!