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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An Adoption Story: Phil & Jenn Rohrer

By America World | May 16, 2019

Sometimes God’s plans for our lives are not always apparent. For Jennifer Rohrer this was not the case as God placed adoption on her heart at a young age. Phil & Jenn share their China adoption story in this video. Called to Adopt from China? For 25 years, America World has been working with Chinese…

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Home 18 Months From China: Benjamin

By America World | May 15, 2019

This month the Weldon family celebrates 18 months since bringing their son Benjamin home from China. 18 months of being a son, brother, grandson, nephew, and cousin. 18 months of having a forever family. You may remember when we shared his 6-month update here. Benjamin has grown physically, mentally and emotionally in many ways. Benjamin’s…

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Have Adoption Questions? Let Us Help!

By America World | May 15, 2019

What are the requirements for adopting a child? What is the easiest country to adopt from? Why is adoption so expensive? Can you choose the child you adopt? Who are the children available for adoption? What are the steps to adopt a child? What is a home study? You have questions about adoption. America World…