Read our news updates below to find out about our latest developments, views and fundraising work.
Community | Wednesday 2nd October 2019
Coram, the UK’s oldest children’s charity, has received a grant of £1.26 million from The National Lottery Heritage Fund to enable the digitisation of a major portion of its archive dating back to before 1739 when it was established as the Foundling Hospital, the first home for London’s abandoned babies.
Young people | Friday 27th September 2019
Coram Voice has launched a new animation aimed at encouraging young children in care to access advocacy to help them express their views when decisions are made about their lives.
‘Champion for children’s rights’: Coram CEO Carol Homden interviewed by Children and Young People NowAdoption | Thursday 26th September 2019
Coram CEO Dr Carol Homden is interviewed in the new edition of Children and Young People Now, setting out her views on a number of the most pressing issues affecting young people today.
Community | Thursday 26th September 2019
Over 100 young people, campaigners, professionals and Coram staff came together at Coram’s ‘Knife Crime Question Time’ to share ideas and expertise to find solutions to combating the knife crime epidemic.
Adoption | Tuesday 10th September 2019
Coram Ambitious for Adoption is gearing up for National Adoption Week which is being held from Monday 14 to Sunday 20 October this year.
Rights | Friday 6th September 2019
Coram has welcomed the launch of today's manifesto calling for political parties to back pledges to transform life chances for all children
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.