More Adoption Stories

    A Place to Call Home: Skyler

    5:41 PM, Feb 20, 2014

    Through THV 11's partnership with the Department of Human Services, our goal is to help foster children like Skyler find forever families.

    A Place to Call Home: Siyeasha and Quaneasha

    5:57 PM, Jan 16, 2014

    Children in state foster care don't particularly like talking about being up for adoption. They want a family, but imagine what it would be like to have to ask for one.

    Family gives hope to special needs orphans

    8:40 PM, Jan 13, 2014

    An Arkansas family is giving hope to kids with special needs through international adoption.

    A Place to Call Home: Holiday adoption special

    2:55 PM, Dec 14, 2013

    (Photos: Theba Lolley)

    How to Adopt in Arkansas: 5 Steps and Contact Information

    10:43 PM, Dec 13, 2013

    Many people see the stories featured on A Place To Call Home and wonder about the process for adopting in Arkansas. The Department of Human Services provided the following five steps for adopting a child in the sate.

    Success Story: David gets adopted

    9:24 PM, Dec 13, 2013

    Shannon and Josh Newton - along with their biological children, 6-year-old Nash and 4-year-old Nyla - make up the picture perfect family of four.

    A Place To Call Home: Zack and Tyler

    9:23 PM, Dec 13, 2013

    Two brothers -- 11-year-old Zack and 12-year-old Tyler - explore, play, and laugh ... despite the fact life has given them every reason not to.

    Right now, no one wants them. 

    A Home for the Holidays: Children Still in Foster Care

    9:22 PM, Dec 13, 2013

    Despite many adoption success stories, there are more than 4,000 children in state foster care in Arkansas. 

    A Place to Call Home: I'Zayah, Lance & Zireeyah

    11:04 PM, Nov 28, 2013

    Through THV 11's partnership with the Arkansas Department of Human Services, we meet three babies tonight who desperately need a place to call home.

    A Place to Call Home: Demetrius, Alana, Michyah

    6:13 PM, Nov 21, 2013

    THV11's Dawn Scott got to spend the afternoon with three sweet children, Demetrius, Alana, and Michyah at the Little Rock Zoo.

    A Place to Call Home: Travis

    5:49 PM, Nov 14, 2013

    It's tough to imagine being a teenager, living in a group home, and waiting for a family to adopt you.   THV 11 has featured many of these teens, who say at times it feels pretty hopeless.

    A Place to Call Home: Sydney

    5:44 PM, Nov 7, 2013

    November is National Adoption month, and at THV 11, we are committed to making sure no child is left waiting for a forever family.

    Little Rock Family: Focus on Adoption

    5:38 PM, Nov 6, 2013

    In this week's 'Little Rock Family' segment, editor Heather Bennett talked with THV's Dawn Scott about an editorial piece Dawn wrote for the latest issue.

    A Place to Call Home: Jaydon and Tanner

    4:44 PM, Oct 31, 2013

    Through our partnership with the Arkansas Department of Human Services, we are working to help make sure all foster children find a safe and loving home.

    A Place to Call Home: Carrington

    4:40 PM, Oct 24, 2013

    Through THV11's partnership with the Arkansas Department of Human Services, we are working to find homes for children like 8-year-old Carrington, whose trip to the fairgrounds was a first.

    A Place to Call Home: Cheyene

    4:39 PM, Sep 24, 2013

    Fifteen-year-old Cheyene is in state foster care, and through our partnership with the Arkansas Department of Human Services, THV 11 is working to help her.

    THV SPECIAL: A Place to Call Home - Fostering Hope

    6:34 PM, Aug 29, 2013

    THV 11, in partnership with the Dept. of Human Services, hosted a special Thursday night called 'A Place To Call Home: Fostering Hope.' This 30-minute special highlighted the needs of children in state care and the importance of foster parents.

    Foster children who still need forever homes

    1:52 PM, Aug 29, 2013

    These foster children who have been featured on THV 11's "A Place To Call Home" over the past four years have still not been adopted. If there is an age next to the child's name, that is how old they were at the time they were featured on THV.

    Foster mother opens heart and home to dozens of children

    1:52 PM, Aug 29, 2013

    Just because a child is in foster care doesn't mean he or she is up for adoption.

    YAB Foster Teenagers

    1:46 PM, Aug 29, 2013

    Six members of the Arkansas Youth Advisory Board (YAB) are permanent foster teens who never plan on being adopted.

    Foster teens talk about never being adopted, their future plans

    1:44 PM, Aug 29, 2013

    Hundreds of teens each year age out of the state's foster care program, including 221 of them in 2012. These are children who were placed in state care and were never adopted.

    Success Story: Truett Corbin finds forever home

    1:39 PM, Aug 29, 2013

    A teenager finds the forever family he so desperately needed.

    A Place to Call Home: Krista

    1:39 PM, Aug 29, 2013

    Right now there are 942 foster children aged 14 and older. One of them is 14-year-old Krista. She has no home and no family, but refuses to give up hope of finding just that.

    Second Chance Ranch: Haven of hope for foster teens

    1:39 PM, Aug 29, 2013

    What happens when a child enters state foster care? It's a question many ask.

    A Place to Call Home: David

    5:59 PM, Aug 22, 2013

    For a decade now, 16-year-old David has hoped and prayed a family would take him in, but he's had no such luck.

    A Place to Call Home: Bethany, Tori & Elizabeth

    6:05 PM, Jul 18, 2013

    For three sisters, getting treated to a pedicure, painted nails, and pampering at Envy Nails and Spa is a first. They've never experienced anything like it.

    A Place to Call Home: Kendall

    5:11 PM, Jun 20, 2013

    Kendall's story is tough story to tell. She's a girl with strong will, a stubborn mind, and a heart of gold.

    DHS reunites woman with her grandchildren

    6:01 PM, Jun 17, 2013

    A woman was able to reunite with her grandchildren Monday morning at the Museum of Discovery.

    A Place to Call Home: Dakota

    5:23 PM, May 23, 2013

    At the Hearts and Hooves therapeutic riding center in Sherwood, the gate is closed and "Peanut" the horse is all saddled up.

    A Place to Call Home: Kaitlyn

    5:59 PM, Apr 18, 2013

    A young foster child desperately wants a place to call home. Kaitlyn is like any 8-year old.

    A Place to Call Home: Kayleigh, Lexie and Layla

    5:43 PM, Apr 4, 2013

    This week we feature three sisters who are bonded in a way rarely seen. They're young and they're looking for a new home.

    A Place to Call Home: Emily

    6:10 PM, Mar 7, 2013

    Through our partnership with the Arkansas Department of Human Services, THV 11's Dawn Scott profiles a girl who loves animals, dreams of being a vet, and prays anyone out there watching will give her a chance.

    A Place to Call Home: AJ

    6:53 PM, Feb 21, 2013

    Adoption specialists said the older a child is, the tougher finding them a home becomes, but the teenager THV 11 met is not giving up hope.

    A Place to Call Home: Daisy and Jacob

    5:54 PM, Feb 14, 2013

    THV 11 is partnered with the Arkansas Department of Human Services to find homes for hundreds of children up for adoption.

    A Place to Call Home: Akira

    6:03 PM, Feb 7, 2013

    Inside Paul Mitchell's 'Imagine' Salon School, an ordinary girl gets the royal treatment. Stylist Litisha Atkins is making certain 9-year old Akira feels like a princess.