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 Children Program February & March Updates

By Josh Miller | April 1, 2011

 Congratulations to the 7 families who accepted waiting children referrals in February & March! Each month there continues to be many waiting children referrals, of boys and girls of all ages and various medical needs who are available for adoption. We continue to pray for all families; please join us in prayer for all…

CCCWA Completes Dossier Review through September 2010

By Josh Miller | March 30, 2011

The China Center for Children’s Welfare and Adoption (CCCWA) has confirmed that they have completed the review of dossiers that were registered with their office through September 2010. This means that all families who were logged in at the CCCWA through September 30, 2010 have had their dossier paperwork reviewed. The CCCWA completed 3 months…

China Program Home Study and Post Placement Report Changes

By Josh Miller | March 28, 2011

The China Center for Children’s Welfare and Adoption (CCCWA) has changed the post-placement report requirements and these changes will be effective for families who receive Travel Approvals (TA’s) after August 1, 2011. The changes include adding more reports at 1 months, 2 years, 3 years and 5 years post placement date. The total reports due…