This video offers an overview of the adoption process, the unique attributes of teens & tweens, and descriptions of some of BC’s youth in care.

Teenager sitting on the floor and looking at his phone.

Are you interested in adopting a teen or a tween? Watch this video to learn about the adoption process, the attributes of teens and tweens, the myths and truths, the qualities you should have as a parent, through testimonies of teenagers and parents and descriptions of some of BC youth in care.

Please note: This video was recorded several years ago with our former branding (the Belonging Network used to be the Adoptive Families Association of BC).

Beyond the attitude: Teens and tweens adoption

Presenter: Anne Melcombe is an Adoption social worker and trainer. She’s the adoptive mom of three adult children.