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Her Majesty The Queen opens a new centre dedicated to children named in her honour, for Coram, the UK’s oldest children’s charity
The Queen has opened a new building at Coram’s central London campus dedicated to children and named in her honour - The Queen Elizabeth II Centre.
Her Majesty The Queen set to open dedicated centre of excellence for children, named in her honour for CoramEvents | Friday 30th November 2018
On 5 December, Coram is proud to welcome Her Majesty The Queen to its central London campus to open a new building dedicated to children named in her honour – The Queen Elizabeth II Centre.
Last night we heard from the new President of the Family Division, Sir Andrew McFarlane at our event to discuss the future challenges in upholding children’s rights, marking Universal Children’s Day.
Young people | Thursday 15th November 2018
New findings from the largest annual survey measuring the wellbeing of children and young people in care reveal that nearly half (49%) of 4-7 year olds and a third (33%) of 8-11 year olds do not fully understand why they are in care.
Yesterday (23 October) Coram hosted 'In the Footsteps of Thomas Coram', an event with Sir Al Aynsley-Green, the first children’s commissioner for England, to discuss the issues raised in his new book 'The British Betrayal of Childhood', and the impact that Thomas Coram has had on his career.
Coram joins campaign urging the Government to put children and young people at the heart of spending decisions
Ahead of the 2018 Budget, Coram is one of 120 organisations supporting the Children at the Heart campaign, calling for children and young people to be put at the heart of Government spending plans.
Adoption | Friday 19th October 2018
National Adoption Week (15-21 October) is a campaign to raise awareness of the adoption process, and the importance finding loving permanent families for vulnerable children. We want to share the real-life stories of adoption, showing the many different adoptive parents that are out there and de-bunking some of the myths about who can adopt. Here some of Coram’s adoptive parents share their stories.
Adoption | Thursday 18th October 2018
A letter to the editor highlighting the pressures in the adoption system signed by Coram and a number of other independent adoption agencies has been published in today's Daily Telegraph. A full copy of the letter can be seen below
Dr John Simmonds, OBE, Director of Policy, Research and Development at CoramBAAF has won the Lifetime Achievement Award at this year’s National Adoption Week Awards, hosted on Tuesday 16 October 2018.
Adoption | Monday 15th October 2018
Coinciding with the beginning of National Adoption Week, Kevin Yong of Coram-i has written a blog for LocalGov highlighting the latest data of the adoption system, and explaining what it means for the children waiting to be adopted. The figures were analysed over a four year period, and raises the concern as to whether the benefits of the Government’s investment into adoption reform are now being lost.