Domestic hero


The domestic program is only accepting applications for couples residing in Virginia.


The choices involved in domestic adoption can be overwhelming to adoptive parents. You feel called to grow your family through adoption but may not know where to start. Our experienced staff can help you figure out the best route to adoption for your family. We work in counseling with pregnant women who are considering an adoption plan for their child. We offer a full service program for parents to…

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Timeframe: Immediate to 2+ years, depending on situation
Children Available: Newborn to 12 months
Parents Ages: 25 - 43 years
Marriage: 2 years
Estimated Expenses: $25,430 - $36,460
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Letter of Acceptance from China!

We received another Letter of Acceptance for an America World family adopting from China! We’re so excited to see this sweet little girl come home to a family around the holidays.

USCIS Fee Increases

Earlier this week, USCIS published its final rule outlining changes in their fee schedule for services, including those for several adoption-related services. This includes fee increases for I-600/600As, I-800/800As, and a near-doubling of the fee to obtain a certificate of...

2017 Calendar Contest Deadline: Submit Your Photos by This Friday!

The 2017 America World Calendar Contest deadline is only 3 days away! All America World families are eligible to enter the annual contest but photos must be received no later than this Friday, October 28th. 13 photos will be selected...