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Coram Beanstalk appeals for volunteer reading helpers to support children in “high demand” areas and combat learning loss this summerCommunity | Thursday 11th August 2022
Coram Beanstalk is calling for volunteers to come forward this summer to train as reading helpers and support primary school children with their reading from next term. Volunteers are most needed in Liverpool, Wolverhampton, Birmingham, Telford, and the London boroughs of Lambeth, Islington and Hackney.
Holiday childcare prices jump by 5% amid cost of living crisis, as parents working full time struggle to find the childcare they needParents and carers | Tuesday 19th July 2022
Families across Britain are bracing themselves for a difficult summer as a sharp rise in holiday childcare prices and patchy availability of places hits working parents, Coram Family and Childcare’s 17th annual Holiday Childcare Survey reveals today.
Achievements | Wednesday 13th July 2022
Qaisar Sheikh, head of Education Law at CCLC, has been named Legal Aid Lawyer of the Year in the category of public law at the Legal Aid Practitioner Group’s 20th Legal Aid Lawyer of the Year awards which took place on 12 July.
Coram and Churchill Fellowship to partner on new programme to improve lives of children and young people in careOther news | Wednesday 13th July 2022
Coram and the Churchill Fellowship have come together to launch a new Fellowship programme, funding up to 30 Fellows to develop new ideas and best practice for improving the lives of children and young people with experience of care.
Over 7,500 children and young people in care share their views and experiences on contact arrangements with their familiesYoung people | Tuesday 5th July 2022
The views and experiences of over 7,500 children and young people in care on their contact with family members and impact on their wellbeing are uncovered in a new report published today by the charity Coram Voice and The Rees Centre at University of Oxford.
New campaign seeks adopters across London for children who wait the longest, as many children face year-long delaysAdoption | Wednesday 29th June 2022
A new campaign, supported by Coram, starts today (29 June) to encourage the public to think differently about adoption and the children waiting longest to find a permanent home.
Young people | Wednesday 22nd June 2022
Refugee Week 2022 is celebrating the theme of ‘Healing’. Through Coram Young Citizens workshops, young people from refugee and migrant backgrounds heal together through sharing experiences and common understanding. Young Citizens Trainer Abdulrahman shares his journey since arriving in the UK and the difference he has made for others.
Other news | Wednesday 22nd June 2022
The Coram Group has today published its annual digest 2021/22, setting out how the charities and organisations who make up the Group have been supporting children, young families and their families over the last year.
Achievements | Thursday 2nd June 2022
We are delighted to announce that Coram Voice's Managing Director Brigid Robinson has been awarded an MBE as part of the Queen’s birthday honours.
Other news | Wednesday 1st June 2022
On the eve of the celebrations to mark The Queen's Platinum Jubilee, Coram offers a message of congratulations to The Queen.