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 Program- September Referrals Arrive!

By Josh Miller | September 30, 2010

America World is excited to announce that we received referrals on Wednesday, September 29th, for 13 families. The little girls were all located in the Jiangxi Province and ranged in age from 7-19 months old.  The CCAA matched families with log in dates of May 16, 2006 through May 18, 2006. Please join us in…

CCAA Completes Matching for September Referrals

By Josh Miller | September 29, 2010

The CCAA has posted on their internal website that they have completed the matching process for September referrals. Families with a log in date of 5/16/06 through 5/18/2006 were matched with a referral. Referrals have not yet arrived at agencies, but are anticipated to arrive in a few days.    Once referrals arrive in our…

China Program Updates

By Josh Miller | September 24, 2010

Referrals Congratulations to the 9 families who accepted referrals through the waiting children during the month of September! Families who were logged in May 16 and May 18, 2006 received an email today with details concerning this month’s referrals, as we anticipate to see their referrals arrive in the upcoming week(s).    CCAA Delegation Visit…