America World is a China adoption agency and has seen thousands of families travel to China to bring their children home. While in-country, our experienced guides provide have navigated the adoption process for our families since 1994, allowing America World families to focus on their child. Learn more about how to begin your Chinese adoption below. With over 4,600 children placed into forever families with the help of a staff of caring, loving professionals, America World's experience in…

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China Adoption Timeline: 12 - 24 months average for waiting children
Children Ages for China Adoption: Boys/Girls, 8 months - 13 ½ years
Parents' Ages for China Adoption: 30 - 50* (* if both over 50, youngest parent no more than 50 yrs. older than child)
Marriage Requirements for China Adoption: 2 years (5 years if divorced); single women accepted
Estimated China Adoption Expenses: $31,000 - $45,000
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8 year old Wyatt is waiting for his forever family

By Erica Ho | April 1, 2020

Wyatt is friendly, outgoing, intelligent 8-year old young man who is well-loved by all who meet him!  His caretakers describe him as being kind-hearted with a contagious smile and easygoing manner.  He enjoys meeting new people and gets along well with children of all ages, showing a sweet willingness to help those younger than him. …


A Loving ambassador team met Ezra recently, learn more about him today!

By Erica Ho | April 1, 2020

You may remember polite, engaging Ezra who spent time with our Loving Ambassador team last November and whose story we shared here. One team member shared about their experience getting to know this special little guy: “Ezra is a fun, energetic, happy little boy who is curious about his surroundings.  I had the privilege of…


Special Update from Wuhan China

By Erica Ho | March 25, 2020

America World has declared a season of Renewed Hope! Join us today for an interview with adoptive mom Rebecca Franks who currently lives in Wuhan China. Learn about the timeline of COVID-19 events in Wuhan and where things stand today. During the Renew Hope campaign we are also blessed to announce that a generous donor…