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In 1994, the Gladney Center for Adoption's first internationally adopted child came home to the United States from Shanghai, China. Since that time, Gladney has placed more than 1,100 children born in China with families living in the United States. Now, in 2015, China continues to be one of the largest and most stable international adoption programs.
The China adoption program of today, overseen by the China Centre for Children’s Welfare and Adoption in Beijing, focuses on finding families for children with a diagnosed medical need and children who are physically healthy and over the age of 6. Gladney’s established adoption program in China is as strong as ever! We have enjoyed working even more closely with adopting parents over the past few years. With pre-adoption training to prepare parents, humanitarian aid trips to benefit children in our partnership orphanages, and post-adoption support to all family members, Gladney is proud to be a part of creating hope for children and parents.
How Do I Start the Adoption Process?
It couldn't be easier to start the amazing China adoption journey. To learn more about adopting from China, please request one of Gladney's free, comprehensive Adoption Information Packets. Make your request on-line or by calling 1-800-INT-ADOP.
We look forward to sharing our expertise, experience and compassion as you embark upon building your family through adoption. Please feel free to call us if you have any questions. Our telephone number is 212-868-3434. Click here for our e-mail and postal addresses.
International Adoption Information Sessions
Free information seminars are available throughout the US to learn more about Gladney's international adoption programs. Please join us!