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Jeanne Kaniuk, OBE, Managing Director of Adoption at Coram, has won the Lifetime Achievement Award in this year’s National Adoption Week Awards.
Adoption | Monday 17th October 2016
As National Adoption Week 2016 gets underway, Coram highlights that there are still vulnerable children needing adoptive parents.
Coram is proud to be shortlisted in two categories at this year’s National Adoption Week Awards, taking place on Tuesday 18 October.
Young people | Tuesday 11th October 2016
How does an adopted child feel during a lesson on family trees? Or when they are taught about inheriting different genes? Coram Life Education and Coram Adoptables have come together to create the Adoptables Toolkit for schools. The first of its kind, the Toolkit is a free and comprehensive learning resource for teachers to help make their classrooms adoption-friendly, and in time for National Adoption Week, schools will be able to register online.
Adoption | Wednesday 28th September 2016
Last week, Coram and Harrow Council celebrated the 10th anniversary of their ground-breaking partnership that has successfully placed 79 children into loving adoptive homes.
Other news | Thursday 22nd September 2016
New research has found that mothers reunited with their children after care proceedings in the Family Drug and Alcohol Court (FDAC), supported by Coram, are more likely to stay off drugs and alcohol for longer and their family life less likely to be disrupted when compared with cases heard in ordinary care proceedings.
Skills | Monday 12th September 2016
New for schools and busy teachers, SCARF is a whole-school approach to improving children’s health, well-being and achievement.
Adoption | Tuesday 23rd August 2016
Spaces are still available for prospective adopters on an Adoption Activity Day in Surrey on Sunday 11 September
Events | Monday 15th August 2016
Coram was delighted to welcome back our friends at The Nomad Cinema this August with two 80s classics, which were screened in our lovely, atmospheric Secret Garden.
Achievements | Thursday 28th July 2016
Our wonderful partnership with Club Peloton has been selected as a finalist in the Cross-Sector Partnership of the Year category, which is fantastic news.