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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.
New book co-produced by CoramBAAF and Coram Voice celebrates the remarkable talent of children in care
CoramBAAF and Coram Voice have co-produced a new book, “New Beginnings and other writings on being in care”, selected from the entries of Coram Voices 2016 and 2017 Voices writing competition.
Fundraising | Wednesday 5th July 2017
Coutts employees have overwhelmingly chosen Coram as their new charity partner. The UK’s oldest children’s charity fought off stiff competition from three other fantastic charities to win over 50% of the staff vote.
Fundraising | Tuesday 4th July 2017
One month on, the property women got together to celebrate funds raised and reminisce about their amazing cycling experience in Portugal.