China program families who are considering applying to the Waiting Children Program (WC) or who are currently working on their WC application should be aware that the application and social worker recommendation email must be received by Monday, December 20 by 10am EST in order to be approved in time for the shared referral group arriving on Monday night. Shared groups arrive monthly, so any applications received after Monday at 10am will be processed for future referral group matching.
Families interested in joining the WC program can email their Family Coordinator to receive the application and further program information. Families who have an expired immigration approval must contact their Family Coordinator regarding their renewal process and to discuss when they will be eligible to participate in the WC program. The WC program currently has hundred of boys and girls, infant to age 13, with repaired medical conditions, unrepaired medical conditions, conditions that do not require surgery, and older healthy children (generally 8yrs and above) available for adoption.