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Experts from CoramBAAF have published a series of articles in Children and Young People Now magazine to reflect on the last four decades of children’s social care as well as important current trends.
Adoption | Monday 7th December 2020
Coram hosted its 150th Adoption Activity Day in Bristol on Saturday 30 November, a unique event bringing prospective adopters together with children waiting to be adopted in an informal setting. Since their inception in 2011, the Adoption Activity Days have resulted in over 1,000 adoptions, approximately one in four children attending an event.
Adoption | Wednesday 14th October 2020
As part of National Adoption Week (12-18 October), Coram’s CEO, Dr Carol Homden, met with the Education Secretary, Gavin Williamson, for a Q&A on the government's ambitions for adoption.
Adoption | Tuesday 13th October 2020
Black children wait longer for an adoptive family than any other ethnic group, according to statistics released this National Adoption Week (12-18 October).
Adoption | Monday 12th October 2020
As National Adoption Week 2020 gets under way, Coram, the oldest children's charity in the UK, is supporting a range of initiatives designed to raise understanding of the adoption process, and encourage more families from a diverse range of backgrounds to come forward as prospective adopters.
Adoption | Thursday 1st October 2020
CoramBAAF is today celebrating 40 years since its formation in 1980 with a virtual event for members that will hear key speakers consider how the children’s sector has evolved over the last 40 years, with contributors including ADCS president Jenny Coles, CoramBAAF’s director of policy, research and development Dr John Simmonds, and University of East Anglia professor of social work Elsbeth Neil.
Coram reports 24% rise in adoption enquiries despite the pandemic, but more families needed to meet demandAdoption | Tuesday 15th September 2020
Coram Ambitious for Adoption has reported a big rise in enquiries from prospective adopters over the past six months despite the disruption resulting from the pandemic and lockdown measures.