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Adoption | Monday 2nd October 2017
Coram, which runs three dedicated adoption services in London, Cambridgeshire and the East Midlands, is supporting this year’s National Adoption Week (16-22 October) and hosting several free adoption information events in the run up to and during the week.
Adoption | Thursday 28th September 2017
Dr Carol Homden, CBE, Chief Executive of Coram comments on the latest statistics on children in care including adoption.
Adoption | Tuesday 26th September 2017
CoramBAAF responds to the survey published by Adoption UK and BBC on 26 September
We are delighted that the Coram Adoptables, our peer network of adopted young people, has been shortlisted for the Youth Work Award in this year’s Children and Young People Now Awards. The awards showcase the best standard of practice and initiatives for those working with children, young people and families in the UK.
CoramBAAF’s Elaine Dibben provides expert comment on fostering for BBC Newsnight, Radio 2 and Radio 4Parents and carers | Thursday 31st August 2017
Following the story in The Times newspaper earlier this week reporting that a Christian girl had been placed in foster care with a Muslim family and this had caused her distress, CoramBAAF provided expert comment for several broadcast media channels on the legislation, practice and decisions surrounding fostering.
Fundraising | Friday 18th August 2017
Staff from Coutts have already raised over £100,000 for Coram, just six months after choosing us as its charity partner
Coram’s own Amy Story took on RideLondon 2017, raising funds for vulnerable children. Here she tells us about her experience.
Adoption | Wednesday 2nd August 2017
This morning (2 August 2017), the Department for Education released the results of an independent two year evaluation of the Adoption Support Fund.
Young people | Tuesday 11th July 2017
New research undertaken by charity Coram Life Education (CLE) and specialist insurer, Ecclesiastical, has revealed that teachers need more help to deliver sex and relationships education.
Rights | Monday 10th July 2017
Coram comments on a new report by the Family Rights Group on the use of Foster to Adopt placements along with Section 20 by local authorities.