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There are over 2,000 children waiting to be adopted in England, and 61% of these children are in sibling groups. So this year’s National Adoption Week is focusing on siblings and the need to find adopters to give these children permanent, loving homes.
Adoption | Monday 16th October 2017
Coram is supporting the call for more people to consider adopting siblings this National Adoption Week. We are hosting free information events during the week for anyone interested in adoption to find out more.
We’re delighted that Coram has been shortlisted for two categories at this year’s National Adoption Week Awards. The winners will be announced at this year’s awards ceremony on Tuesday 17 October.
Coram Life Education launches programme to help pupils learn about healthy relationships and staying safe
Today (9 October) Coram Life Education, the leading provider of Personal, Social, Health and Economic (PSHE) education in one in eight UK primary schools, launches its new primary school Relationships Education programme
Young people | Friday 6th October 2017
Coram is delighted to be working with the National Theatre over the next two years as part of its new Public Acts programme, announced this week
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.