Coram runs one of the UK's most successful independent adoption services with some of the best success rates in the country.

Adoptive mum and dad with son playing on sofaWe have been helping children find new parents for more than 40 years and support families throughout the adoption process and afterwards - for as long as they need us.

Coram also runs an innovative early permanence scheme where babies in care are found foster carers who are ready and willing to adopt them if the courts decide they cannot live with their birth family.

We have a dedicated adoption site for adoptive families and people interested in adopting with Coram, including adopting a baby through early permanence. Visit it to find out about adoption and view our Ofsted reports.

Visit our dedicated Coram Adoption website

Where we work

We have UK adoption teams in Central London, South London, North London, the East Midlands and Cambridgeshire. Our expertise means we have also developed successful adoption partnerships with many local authorities.

Life-long adoption support

We offer all our families advice and support throughout the adoption process. Our wide range of after adoption support, includes access to music and art therapy, referrals to specialist local services, support groups for adopted children and parenting skills groups to help build strong family relationships throughout childhood and adolescence.

For adoption professionals

Coram works with local authorities across the UK to help improve adoption services, from managing services for looked after children to analysing delay and drift in adoption journeys. 

Find out more about our professional services at Coram-i

Discover how Coram promotes best practice and influences national policy

In addition, CoramBAAF Adoption & Fostering Academy runs training courses, seminars and conferences on all aspects of adoption for social work managers and child care professionals.

Visit CoramBAAF to see the range of courses 

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