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: “Flint” Ages Out in January

By America World | August 14, 2019

Flint is a happy, extroverted 13-year-old boy who brings joy to all around him! He will age out in January 2020, which means that he will no longer have the opportunity to be adopted. Please join us in praying for him and that a family would come forward in time for him to be adopted…

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China Waiting Child: Updates on “Daniel”

By America World | August 13, 2019

Last month we shared about “Daniel,” a 4-year-old little boy who is currently waiting to be matched with a forever family. You can read more about him here. Today we’d like to share two updated photos and a video that we received of this sweet boy. We love seeing his enthusiasm and bright smile and…

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China Adoption: Updates on “Grace”

By America World | August 9, 2019

You may remember a recent blog post we shared here for a little girl we call “Grace,” who is currently waiting for a forever family. We received an update, along with new photos and a video, that we are excited to share with you today. Grace recently turned 9 years old and is a strong…