Fostering can avoid vulnerable children spending too long in the care system and in some cases help achieve early permanence for them

Expert information

Through CoramBAAF, we offer a range of expert information about fostering for fostering professionals and foster carers. Visit the CoramBAAF website to browse fostering publications.  

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Fostering for Adoption

In particular, Fostering for Adoption (FfA) can achieve early permanence for children who are in care and minimise the impact on them of multiple carers and uncertainty.

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.

Fostering for Adoption – A guide for prospective Carers (2017) is aimed at helping you decide whether you could be an FfA carer and explain the routes to becoming approved as an FfA carer.

Activity Days for Fostering

Activity Days for Fostering (ADFs) are a new way of finding families for looked-after children. Read more about Activity Days for Fostering.



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