Adoption

All children deserve the best start in life. For some this means joining new families who can give them the love, care and security their birth families are unable to provide. 

If you think you could offer this to a child, Coram would like to hear from you. Coram run one of the most successful voluntary adoption services with a 99% success rate. We are totally committed to helping vulnerable children so they can live happy and healthy lives in a loving and supportive family.  

Watch our three minute clip about two boys who found a loving family through Coram.*

 View more videos on our Coram YouTube channel.

*A film transcript for our film is provided for accessibility. Reproduction by third parties is strictly forbidden. Please contact our Press Office with enquiries.

Where we work

Our services in the UK cover areas in and around LondonSouth LondonNorth London and the East Midlands, placing children who are in local authority care with adoptive parents. We train and support all our families, and are here to help both the children and their new parents for as long as they need us. You can read about our post-adoption support here.

Coram London, Coram East Midlands and our pioneering Concurrent Planning service all received 'Outstanding' in their most recent Ofsted inspection.

Adopting a baby under two

Browse our website to find out more about our work, including our innovative Concurrent Planning service which allows parents to foster babies and younger children with a view to adopting them.

Coram does not offer overseas adoption, only adoption within the UK.