Adoption and fostering
Coram runs one of the largest and most successful independent adoption agencies in the UK. We also offer a range of expert information about fostering
If you are interested in adopting through Coram and live in the London area, or want to find out about our support after adoption visit our dedicated adoption website.
If you want to find out more about how fostering browse our fostering publications on the CoramBAAF website.
If you are interested in Fostering for Adoption (FfA) read Fostering for Adoption – A guide for prospective Carers (2017) to help you decide whether you could be an FfA carer.
Coram's Adoption Activity Days and Fostering Activity Days are a unique way of family finding for those children deemed harder to place. They are delivered by specialist staff, and give prospective adopters and foster carers the opportunity to interact with children and young people in a safe, supported and fun environment. Find out more about Activity Days here.
Sibling Time Activity Days
Coram's Sibling Activity Days are a a fun, supportive, therapeutic and safe environment for children who are looked after or adopted to have meaningful contact with their siblings. Find out more about Sibling Time Activity Days here.
For adoption and fostering professionals
- Discover the Coram Centre for Early Permanence, which works to provide more children in care proceedings with the opportunity to live with a permanent family at the earliest possible stage.
- If you are professional working with looked after or adopted children, visit CoramBAAF to access resources, practice guidance and training opportunities.
- Social workers can also access a range of therapeutic assessments and interventions on behalf of adopters via our Support Gateway.
- Fostering for Adoption Good Practice Guide (2017), commissioned through the Coram Centre for Early Permanence and written by CoramBAAF, is aimed at you if you are entrusted with promoting early permanence for children.