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Adoption | Monday 2nd March 2020
Coram is proud to support LGBT+ Adoption and Fostering Week which starts today (2 March) and is encouraging anyone in the LGBT+ community considering adoption to come forward.
Parents and carers | Wednesday 26th February 2020
Britain’s parents are paying 5% more for childcare for the under-twos than they were one year ago, according to Coram Family and Childcare’s 20th annual Childcare Survey published today. The survey finds that parents have been hit by childcare costs rising well ahead of inflation, and are now paying an average of £131.61 per week, or over £6,800 per year, for a part-time nursery place.
Young people | Wednesday 12th February 2020
Coram and Shakespeare Schools Foundation (SSF) are today announcing that SSF will be joining the Coram Group of charities on 1 April, to become Coram Shakespeare Schools Foundation.
Fundraising | Wednesday 12th February 2020
Coram Beanstalk was unveiled as The Very Group’s new partner at a dinner at the digital retailer’s Liverpool headquarters last night (11 February 2020).
Adoption | Thursday 16th January 2020
The Children and Families Minister Michelle Donelan today visited the Coram campus to find out how the Coram Ambitious for Adoption regional adoption agency is working to find more children waiting to be adopted permanent loving homes.
Adoption | Monday 30th December 2019
The current shortage of adopters is a matter of deep concern, and we urgently need more people from all walks of life to come forward to offer a loving and permanent home to a child awaiting adoption, said Dr Carol Homden, Coram CEO, today.
Achievements | Friday 27th December 2019
Coram has today welcomed the news that Renuka Jeyarajah-Dent, the charity’s Director of Operations and Deputy CEO, has been appointed an Officer of the Order of the British Empire (OBE) for services to children and families in the New Year 2020 Honours List.
Coram responds to Children's Commissioner's report on the thousands of children in care who are sent to live miles from homeOther news | Monday 23rd December 2019
Coram has responded to a new report by the Children's Commissioner Anne Longfield, published today, on the thousands of children in care who have been sent to live 'out of area', miles from home.
Rights | Thursday 19th December 2019
This year, our Christmas message comes from Young Citizen Djamila.
Young people | Thursday 12th December 2019
We are excited to announce the return of Voices, the annual writing competition for children in care and young care leavers across the country.