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Rights | Monday 12th August 2019
Today’s Times carries a major investigation into the huge profits made by the Home Office under the current system requiring undocumented young people to pay thousands of pounds seeking to regularise their status in the UK.
Achievements | Friday 9th August 2019
Coram will design and run an evaluation for the What Works Centre for Children’s Social Care, as part of a programme designed to tackle the root causes of family problems, the Supporting Families: Investing in Practice Programme funded by the Department for Education (DfE).
Community | Monday 5th August 2019
This month (7 – 10 August), historical tale Coram Boy will be brought to life in the Nottingham Playhouse’s biggest-ever live community production.
Parents and carers | Friday 2nd August 2019
There are significant gaps in the assessment, preparation and support for special guardians according to a new review, led by CoramBAAF, which calls for urgent reform across a number of priority areas to better support carers and children.
Young people | Thursday 1st August 2019
Today the Children's Commissioner for England, Anne Longfield, has published the 2019 Stability Index, an annual measure of the stability of the lives of children in care in England.
Achievements | Monday 29th July 2019
This month we published our 2018-19 Digest of Achievements, which highlights the impact the Coram Group has delivered for children over the past year as we marked the 350th anniversary of the birth of our founder, Thomas Coram.
New report from All-Party Group for Adoption and Permanence calls for long-term support for traumatised childrenAdoption | Tuesday 16th July 2019
In response to the uncertainty of funding for the Adoption Support Fund (ASF) beyond 2020, the All-Party Group for Adoption and Permanence (APPG) – supported by charities Adoption UK and Home for Good - has conducted an inquiry looking at the future of support, and this week published a report, Investing in Families, summarising its findings and proposing a number of changes to the fund.
New Coram Family and Childcare report finds working parents facing holiday childcare bill of up to £800Parents and carers | Tuesday 16th July 2019
Holiday childcare prices have risen by 3% in Britain since last summer, bringing the average parents now pay for one week of holiday childcare to £138 – more than double the price parents pay for after-school clubs during term time.
Events | Monday 8th July 2019
Following triumphant performances of Pericles at the National Theatre in summer 2018, Coram is delighted to have our young people involved in the next Public Acts production of As You Like It, which will play from 24 – 27 August.
Young people | Thursday 4th July 2019
New research published today by Coram demonstrates the enormous potential of data visualisation to improve decision-making and performance in children’s social care.