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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- Referral Cut-off Dates for August Referrals

By Josh Miller | September 1, 2011

The CCCWA has confirmed that they have matched families whose log in dates were July 13- 14, 2006. The CCCWA processed 2 days of LID’s for August referrals.  AWAA received referrals on August 29, 2011 as was noted in our August referral update posted earlier this week. Please refer to the previous China referral post…

China Program: AWAA Receives August Referrals

By Josh Miller | August 30, 2011

AWAA received referrals on August 29, 2011. Families from AWAA receiving a referral were logged in at the CCCWA on July 14, 2006. The CCCWA has not yet announced the referral match cut off dates, so the number of days processed for this referral group is still unknown. The China Program will post an update…

China Program: CCCWA Matches for July Referrals

By Josh Miller | July 29, 2011

The CCCWA has confirmed that they have matched families whose log in dates are July 7- July 12, 2006 with referrals for the month of July.  The CCCWA processed 6 days of LID’s for July referrals.  Because AWAA did not have any families with these LID’s, we did not receive referrals.  Next AWAA Group To…