SAN DIEGO (CBS 8) - It's been nine months since we first introduced you to three local siblings. Alissa, Jonathan and Jason are now in the 7th, 4th and 2nd grades, and their biggest obstacle in finding a forever family is finding one with enough room for each to have a separate bedroom.
When we first met Alissa, Jonathan and Jason last year, they told me they wanted just one simple thing: to be able to live together. They were hoping a forever family would soon be picking them so they could finally be in one home, and part of one family.
But nine months later, these siblings are still living apart.
"All of us do not live together. Me and my brother only stay together, but not Alissa," Jason said.
It's their heartbreaking reality. Right now Jonathan and Jason live in one foster home, and their older sister Alissa lives in another.
"I wish that my brothers can live with me. It's making me sad," Alissa said.
These kids say they want to do normal things that families do.
"Play games on weekends," Jonathan said. "Go to the movies and Chuck E Cheese and fun places."
Their social workers say Alissa, Jonathan and Jason are happy, polite children who get along well. The challenge is finding one home to take in all three with enough room to give each child a separate bedroom, giving them space to heal.
I found them to be terrific listeners at both of the playdates I've had with them, and pretty funny too. They shared some things with me about themselves last year.
"Well sometimes I'm funny, and sometimes I'm cool, sometimes I'm a rock star," Alissa said.
They are yearning for parents and have hopes.
"That they like me, that they might make me do lots of chores since I'm a hard worker," Jonathan said.
Alissa, Jonathan and Jason would be on top of the world if they found a forever family, and are hoping their next move will be their last, into one loving home.
If you are interested in adopting or becoming a foster family, please call 1-877-I-ADOPT-U, or CLICK HERE for a link to the free orientation schedule.
We would like to thank Boomers San Diego for hosting a fun day at the park, and also photographer Zeena Gregg for volunteering her time to take the Heart Gallery photos you saw in our story.