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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Carl Family China Adoption Story: Part 2

By America World | May 8, 2019

As we shared last week, the Carl family recently returned home from China after adopting their daughter, Mia. Jonathan, Brittney and one of their daughters, Sophia, traveled together and shared daily updates through their personal blog. They experienced so much as a family through their travels and the anticipation of meeting their daughter and sister…

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Carl Family China Adoption Story: Part 1

By America World | May 3, 2019

As America World staff, we love seeing each family’s adoption story as it uniquely unfolds and leads them to the greatly anticipated day of meeting their child for the very first time. The Carl family recently returned from China after completing their second adoption through America World’s China Program.  Jonathan & Brittany did a wonderful…

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Waiting Children Update 5-2-19

By America World | May 2, 2019

Just a quick reminder that there are several children still waiting for their forever families, who we have advocated for over the past couple of weeks. Please continue to pray & advocate for these little ones who desperately need a mom & dad.