CoramBAAF Adoption & Fostering Academy

CoramBAAF Adoption & Fostering Academy is the national membership organisation for social work professionals, foster carers and adopters and anyone else working with or looking after children in or from care

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Our members make up the UK's largest network of organisations and individuals with the shared aim of working together to secure the best outcomes for children in their journey through the care system.

We are here to provide expert advice and resources to support the work of our members.

CoramBAAF services

  • Sharing the latest developments through our monthly Adoption & Fostering Digest, our quarterly Adoption & Fostering Journal and a wide range of highly respected publications for social workers, adopters, foster carers, children, adopted adults, academics, students and the wider children’s workforce.
  • Enhancing knowledge via our expert training in adoption and fostering including workshops, conferences and masterclasses that tackle the vital issues facing practitioners today.

  • Contributing to the reform agenda on Special Guardianship including advising the Public Law Working Group. 

  • Contributing to the development of a DfE-funded national recruitment strategy for recruiting prospective adopters.

CoramBAAF Adoption & Fostering Academy website 


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