Coram runs one of the UK's most successful voluntary adoption services with one of the highest 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. Coram's London Adoption Service, Coram Adoption East Midlands and Concurrent Planning were all awarded ‘Outstanding’ by Ofsted in recent inspections.

We support families throughout the adoption process and afterwards - for as long as they need us. We recognise that adopters and their children may need support of different kinds as their children grow. 

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

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.

Interested in adopting a child?

There are many children waiting to find the right family. Our aim is to help you to realise their dreams.

Visit our dedicated Coram Adoption website

For adoption professionals

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

Find out more about our professional services at Coram-i

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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