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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A Family Needed for “Quinn”

By America World | August 16, 2019

Quinn is 3 years old and is described as a quiet, gentle, somewhat introverted little girl.  She has a ready smile and enjoys a calm, peaceful environment. She has some developmental delays due to congenital blindness. Quinn can imitate words and enjoys playing with musical instruments, especially a toy bell. Quinn is very fond of…

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Urgent China Need: Join Us in October!

By America World | August 15, 2019

We’d like to share a unique opportunity that America World has to serve Waiting Children in China. America World cares deeply about the needs of children around the world. We are committed to ensuring that their stories are known, heard, and shared. We are excited that new doors are opening to serve Waiting Children, with…

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Congratulations to Luke & His Mom, Karin!

By America World | August 14, 2019

Congratulations to Luke and his mom, Karin! Karin was able to finalize the adoption one week before Luke would have turned 14 and aged out of being eligible for adoption. Pray for them as they begin the transition to being a new family. Today we are advocating for “Flint” who will be aging out of…