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 Adoption: Meet “Max”

By America World | October 1, 2019

Max is a shy, quiet 6-year-old little boy who loves to play on his own quietly. He is known to laugh happily when called and especially enjoys music and musical toys. He has a diagnosis of Down syndrome, but he is also noted to have strong adaptability. He can understand directions well and uses 2-word…

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Families Needed for China Waiting Children

By America World | September 30, 2019

If you are considering adoption from China, now is a great time to begin!  Our China team is in need of families who want to begin the adoption process. More than 4,600 families have brought their children home from China in partnership with America World. Our China team is passionate about caring for orphans in…

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Celebrating Adoption 17 Months Later…

By America World | September 17, 2019

Richard and Kathleen Croughan adopted their daughter, Maya, from China in April 2018. When asked to share about their adoption, they said, “We are so grateful for this amazing adoption journey. Maya instantly became part of our family and brings us so much love! Our hearts are full and our family feels very blessed!!” Please…