Special Message

CAWLI is proud to announce our new Orphanage Partnership Program with the Wulanchabu Social Welfare Institute in Inner Mongolia!  In addition to our special needs matching program, we will be working with this specific orphanage to place children with special needs.  The needs vary from very minor to more severe.  The children's ages range from 6 months old to 12 years old. To see a list of children available for adoption, please visit our "Waiting Children Program " page under the Adoption tab.  Whether you are a CAWLI waiting family and your dossier is already in China, or you are a new family who is interested in adopting from China but has not yet started the process, please contact us to learn more!  


Dear Adoptive Families,

As our adopted children grow into adolescence, our families will face numerous challenges.  Recently, I have been researching the attachment process and how it relates to adolescence.  During this life stage, our children will become more independent as they discover their own identities.  We invite our families to learn about this process with us, and to support one another as much as possible.  To learn more please click here.

We appreciate your input on these issues! Thank you!


Teen Girls Go “Home” in China

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Two teenaged girls — adopted through China Adoption with Love in June 1997 — returned to the Chinese towns where they’d been found as newborns. There, they learned what growing up as a girl in rural China might have been like for them. Chinese girls who grew up in these towns as only-child daughters guided them on this journey of discovery. Through digital storytelling project, the American and Chinese girls describe what they learned from each other. Their stories are also told in a series of six iBooks, three of which have been published. By the fall of 2016, curricula written for this project will be available on its website, as the girls’ stories begin to be taught in classrooms from middle school to early college years. Please check out our "Teens Go 'Home' to China " page under the Teen Center tab!

Why Choose China Adoption with Love

  • China Expert: China is our only focus and specialty.
  • Reasonable Fees: The total cost is one of the lowest in the country.
  • COA and CCAA Accredited: We were accredited by the Council on Accreditation 2003-2007 and we are currently Hague accredited. We are accredited by the China Center of Adoption Affairs.
  • Full Service Agency: We can place in all 50 states and we provide home study, placement, and post adoption services in Massachusetts, New Hampshire, Rhode Island, Connecticut, Maine and Florida.
  • Prompt response!
  • Dedicated Teams: We have bilingual teams in the US and in China. You are never alone in China!

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Thank You, Our Children

A letter to our children from Lillian Zhang, Director of China Adoption with Love Inc.

This letter was first published in the agency’s newsletter in 2000. During all these years many parents suggested that I say something on our website to specify the agency’s mission and philosophy. I thought long and hard but still feel I have said it all in this letter. I hope all families who have children from China and who will have children from China also learn from this letter that we are all very thankful to you too! Thank you for your great parenting! Thank you for your enthusiasm and involvement after adoption! ~Lillian  Read Letter »


Important Announcements!

For more information about the Waiting Children's program and CAWLI's Individual List please click here


New Home Study Policy!

We now provide home study services for families in our licensed states who are seeking to adopt from any Hague country, not just China.


New USCIS Forms!

Two new USCIS forms are introduced for use in a Hague Adoption Convention adoption:

  • Form I-800A: Application for Determination of Suitability to Adopt a Child from a Convention Country
  • Form I-800: Petition to Classify Convention Adoptee as an Immediate Relative

These forms must be used starting April 1, 2008.

Prospective adoptive parent(s), adopting from China, who file(d) Form I-600A or Form I-600 prior to April 1, 2008, may continue to process their adoptions under the current orphan regulations.

Board of Directors

Chairman: Paul Sahovey (adoptive parent)
Members: Annie Chen (Financial adviser), Gail Gordon (adoptive parent), Margret McNeill (adoptee), Carol Schraft (school principal), Stephen Werth (adoptive parent), William Yee (pediatric specialist), Lillian Zhang (non-voting member).