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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Waiting Wednesday: Bates continues to wait

By Erica Ho | June 10, 2020

You may remember charming, athletic Bates, who made such an impression on our Loving Ambassador team.  They know his forever family is out there and would so love to help him find them! Please take a moment to read Bates’ story here and check out some additional photos that show the kindness and quiet confidence…

Oscar is waiting for his forever family

Waiting Wednesday: Three year old Oscar needs a family

By Erica Ho | June 3, 2020

Oscar is a happy, active, 3-year-old little boy. He enjoys smiling and can often be found playing with his feet in his crib. His caretakers describe him as having an extroverted and energetic personality, and he lights up when he listens to music!  Oscar’s file notes hospitalization due to pneumonia and malnutrition (as well as…

Oakes Waits for his forever family

By Erica Ho | May 27, 2020

Oakes is a quiet 6-year old little guy with a darling smile and a love for the outdoors.  While he’s rather shy when meeting new people, he is much more comfortable and open in familiar settings and enjoys playing games with his friends or playing quietly on his own.  His caretakers describe him as a…