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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Family Needed for “Dawson”

By America World | May 21, 2019

Dawson is an extroverted, fun boy who has a bright, ready smile for those who greet him. He is described as being sensitive, compliant and cute! His caregivers explain how he can wait patiently while other children are being fed for his turn and gets along well with the other kids when they are in…

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Video: A Family Needed for “Dawson”

By America World | May 21, 2019
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Carl Family Adoption Story: Part 3

By America World | May 17, 2019

If you’ve been following the America World blog over the past couple of weeks, you may remember the Carl family. They have kindly shared their adoption story with us as they journeyed to China to meet their newest daughter, Mia. If you missed the first two posts you can see them here and here! After…