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- Twins & Sibling Groups Available

By Josh Miller | October 26, 2012

America World currently has an opportunity to place two sisters and a set of twin boys from China. These children are currently a part of a special program within the China Waiting Children Program. All children available through this program are healthy, but are older healthy children (generally age 5 through age 13). Families who…

China- Update on CCCWA’s Review of Dossiers

By Josh Miller | October 1, 2012

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 April 2012. This means that all families who were logged in at the CCCWA through April 2012 have had their dossier paperwork reviewed. The CCCWA completed 2 months of…

China: September Referral Matching Overview

By Josh Miller | September 26, 2012

We would like to inform families that the CCCWA has posted the referral cut-off date for healthy referrals on their internal website. They have confirmed that families who are logged in, on, or before September 24, 2006, have been matched with a referral.  The CCCWA processed 3 Log in Dates for the month of September. Please…