Now adoption family who want to visit Orphanage(welfare institution) in Zhejiang can contact the following departments/bureaus directly, or ask help from us.
Civil Affairs Department/Bureau
Hangzhou City Civil Affairs Bureau
Ningbo City Civil Affairs Bureau
Wenzhou City Civil Affairs Bureau
Huzhou City Civil Affairs Bureau
Jiaxing City Civil Affairs Bureau
Shaoxing City Civil Affairs Bureau
Jinhua City Civil Affairs Bureau
Quzhou City Civil Affairs Bureau
Taizhou City Civil Affairs Bureau
Lishui City Civil Affairs Bureau
Pick up from airport and private transfer to hotel.
Have a good rest today.
a typical process of orphanage visit: Your family will be welcome by firecracker ceremony with hanging red banner(Written sentence meaning welcome for home return visit), then you will have a conversation with orphanage director and staff, after that it’s a limited visit of facilities the SWI and view the file of your child(if possible). Having lunch with orphanage director and staff, in the afternoon you will visit the “finding spot” of your child or doing the city sightseeing.
Please note that process of each orphanage is different, actually there is no standard process.
So activities of a typical orphanage visit could be:
More and more Chinese orphanages are now open to adoptive families for return visiting, but each province is different and has different regulations, No single person can 100% guarantee the permission to visit an orphanage. so please check with your Travel Adviser beforehand to see what you should expect when visiting your child’s orphanage.
We work closely with Social Welfare Institutes throughout China and Chinese Government department like Provincial Civil Affairs Bureau (CAB) and CCAB to arrange your orphanage visit. With great knowledge, experience and resource, by fully understanding the needs of both adoptive families and government, we have helped many families to visit orphanages of their adoptive children.
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West Lake: ‘Sunny water waves its glow,
Misty rain tricks the hill.
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West Lake is always alluring.’
These are the words composed by the famous Song Dynasty poet Su Dongpo (960-1127). In this poem, he compared the West Lake to Xi Zi, one of the four beauties in ancient China.
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Tongli Water Town: It is one of the six famous ancient towns to the south of the Yangtze River along with Zhouzhuang, Yongzhi, Xitang, Wuzhen, and Nanxun.
Private transfer to Airport or Train station
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