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.
Celebrities | Wednesday 11th December 2019
On Tuesday 10 December, Coram was part of the ICAP Charity Day - one of the biggest fundraising events in the City of London.
Adoption | Thursday 5th December 2019
Coram has responded to new figures published today by the Department for Education showing a 4% rise in the number of looked after children over the year ending 31 March 2019, and a 7% drop in in children ceasing to be looked after due to adoption over the same period.
Celebrities | Tuesday 3rd December 2019
On Monday 2 December, over 200 guests gathered in the beautiful surroundings of St Andrew Church in Holborn for Coram’s annual Christmas Celebration, hosted by writer and broadcaster James O’Brien, and with special guest Mary Portas.
Over half of parents with young children feel lonely, with those on lowest incomes twice as likely to be affectedParents and carers | Wednesday 27th November 2019
New research published today by Coram Family and Childcare has found that over half (56%) of parents with children under five experience loneliness at least some of the time, with twice as many parents on the lowest incomes saying they often feel isolated from others as parents on the highest incomes (33% v 16%).
Events | Monday 25th November 2019
The state is failing too many children in its care and these failings are the subject of increasing concern on the part of both judges and media, said Sir James Munby, Past President of the Family Division of the High Court, in a speech today on the Coram campus. Sir James highlighted key failings in the current system and set out four areas for urgent action.