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Findings from the first year of the Step Up Programme

This report refers to the first phase of Coram’s evaluation, taking place one year into the Step Up project, funded by Adoption England. The final phase of evaluation will take place after the programme has concluded, in 2026/7.

Published 4 June 2024 By Mia Johnson Hall

Patterns of Early Permanence in London: a research report

This report explores the rates and patterns of early permanence in London and provides actionable evidence on how the use of early permanence can be increased in the right circumstances to help ensure less instability for children.

Published 30 April 2024 By Dr Anna Ludvigsen, Max Stanford, Dr Daniel Stern

Sibling Time Report April 2024

This report describes an evaluation of Coram’s Sibling Time Activity Day service, piloted in Leicestershire in early August. The evaluation ran from 1 July to 30 December 2023.

Published 3 April 2024 By Lucas Jones, Dr Emily Blackshaw, Mia Johnson, Narendra Bhalla and Amaka Udeagbaja

Randomised controlled trial of Family Group Conferencing at pre-proceedings stage

Children whose families were referred for Family Group Conferencing (FGC) are significantly less likely to go into care, according to results from the world’s largest study of its kind, conducted by Coram and published today.

Published 13 June 2023 By Dr Sarah Taylor, Emily Blackshaw, Hannah Lawrence, Daniel Stern, Lizzie Gilbert and Nilesh Raghoo

Young Citizens Evaluation Report

Coram’s Young Citizens programme aims to make a positive impact on the lives of 16-25 year olds from migrant and refugee backgrounds. Approximately 950 Young Citizens Participants attended 114 peer-led workshops between July 2019 and August 2022 which were co-produced and delivered by 63 Young Citizens Trainers (YCT), who used their experience of overcoming challenges when moving to the UK to help their peers.

Published 28 October 2022 By Lizzie Gilbert, Emma Borjes and Richard Ollerearnshaw
Published 1 October 2022 By Simon Gallacher