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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China Waiting Child: Meet “Sullivan”

By America World | March 12, 2019

Sullivan is a precious boy in need of a forever family! You may remember learning about him here. Today we’d like to highlight him as it’s a special week—he is turning 9 years old! As we think about and pray for the children we serve through the China Waiting Child Program, these milestones come with…

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The Impact of Adoption on Families

By America World | March 11, 2019

We asked adoptive families how adoption has impacted their lives, and this is what they had to say… If you feel called to adopt, we would love to help you on your journey. America World Adoption is celebrating 25 years of “building families according to God’s design of adoption while caring for vulnerable children around…

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China Waiting Children Video: Part 1

By America World | March 5, 2019

These are just some of the children who are currently waiting for their forever families in the China Waiting Child program. You can greatly help them by sharing this video with anyone who may be considering adoption, and by praying for them to be matched soon. Thank you for standing in the gap for these…