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Young people | Thursday 27th January 2022
A new report from Coram Voice has found that during the Covid pandemic, care leavers’ well-being did not decline and in some areas improved slightly, suggesting additional support made available at this time made a valuable difference to young people’s lives.
Adoption | Thursday 20th January 2022
Coram Adoption has today been rated as ‘outstanding’ by Ofsted for the service it provides for adopted children and their families. The inspection report published today following Ofsted’s visit in November 2021 has confirmed that Coram Adoption continues to be recognised as an outstanding voluntary adoption agency.
Other news | Tuesday 21st December 2021
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Events | Thursday 9th December 2021
On 8 December, over 170 guests gathered in the beautiful surroundings of St Andrew’s Church in Holborn for Coram’s Christmas Celebration 2021, hosted by writer and broadcaster James O’Brien and with special guest Yotam Ottolenghi.
Young people | Monday 6th December 2021
Coram Voice today launches its seventh annual edition of Voices, the creative writing competition for children in care and young care leavers across the country.
Actors Hugh Dennis, Alfred Enoch and Jan Ravens to host Coram Shakespeare Schools Foundation’s inaugural Film Festival event
Actors Hugh Dennis, Alfred Enoch and Jan Ravens are to host a digital event at 7pm on 2 December showcasing the achievements of over a thousand children who participated in the inaugural Coram Shakespeare Schools Foundation (CSSF) Film Festival.
Donations to Coram Shakespeare Schools Foundation doubled until 7 December in Big Give Christmas ChallengeFundraising | Tuesday 30th November 2021
To support its 2022 Theatre Festival with thousands of young people, Coram Shakespeare Schools Foundation (CSSF) is once again taking part in the Big Give Christmas Challenge
Coram has marked the 40th anniversary of the establishment of the Coram Children’s Legal Centre (CCLC) with publication of a report setting out how CCLC has changed the legal landscape for hundreds of thousands of children and young people through legal advice, representation and information since it was established as the Children’s Legal Centre in 1981.
Coram joins with children’s charities to oppose ‘regressive’ new methods of age assessing young asylum seekersOther news | Monday 1st November 2021
Coram Children’s Legal Centre (CCLC) has today joined with fellow members of the Refugee and Migrant Children’s Consortium (RMCC) to express its concerns about new measures being debated by MPs on Tuesday 2nd November on age assessment of asylum-seeking children. Age assessment is the means by which professionals assess the age of children and young people entering the UK alone whose age is disbelieved.
Care experienced young people call for an end to the “postcode lottery” and “care cliff edges” in response to the care reviewYoung people | Thursday 28th October 2021
Over 300 care experienced children and young people have called for an end to the unfair “postcode lottery” that sees young people receive varying levels of support not only across the country, but sometimes within the same local authority.