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A Waiting Child: Kane Smith

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BUTTE - This month's A Waiting Child is a 17-year-old from Butte who's always up for a good game -- a ?very active Kane Smith.

If you’re up for some racket ball or shooting some hoops then Smith is game. 

"I love sports, any kind of sports, I’ll watch them. Except for soccer and golf. I love basketball, love football, pretty much anything," Smith said.

He's a 17-year-old Montana native who not only loves sports but would like to work as a veterinarian one day.

"Animals are pretty much my thing. I don’t like cats because they’re hard to work with," Smith said. "They’re really hard to work with because they won’t sit still.

Smith also told MTN News that says he’s pretty athletic, "well, I just like being active, it’s fun to be around people that are active it’s just hard for me to actually sit down."

Smith would do well with parents who also like to get out and move.

"Someone that is patient and that is active, that’s really important, because he loves being outside doing stuff, sports just always on the move," Smith's caretaker Katie Lamach said.

She added that he gets along with other kids very well, "he has a good heart, he’s just very warm kind person."

Children who are available for adoption through the Child & Family Services Division of the Montana Department of Public Health & Human Services have been removed from their own families because of abuse, neglect, or other family problems that make it unsafe for them to remain at home. 

The rights of their parents have been terminated making the children available for adoption.

Who May Adopt?

Either married couples or single adults who have an approved pre-placement evaluation or adoptive home study may adopt in the State of Montana.

How do I get a home study?

If you live in Montana, you may begin the process by contacting your county office of Child and Family Services. If you live outside of Montana, contact your state or local office that provides these services.

What about training?

Montana Child and Family Services requires and provides special training to all of our foster and adoptive parents.  The training is offered at various times and places around the State of Montana.  If you live in Montana, information is available from your county CFS office.  If you live outside of Montana, contact your state or local office that provides these services.

Click here to learn more about child adoption in Montana.

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