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We are Coram

Discover more about Coram, the UK's first and longest continuing children's charity, and how you can help us to support vulnerable children.

Published 21 February 2023

Findings from The Big Ask: Children in Care

Coram analysis of responses from children in care to the Children’s Commissioner’s 2021 The Big Ask survey.

Published 23 January 2023 By Dr Sarah Taylor and Hannah Lawrence

The wellbeing of children in care and care leavers – learning from the Bright Spots Programme: Strategic Briefing (2022)

This briefing provides an overview of the key messages from the Bright Spots Programme. Although it is aimed at strategic leads and senior managers, the contents are of relevance to anyone working with children in care and care leavers.

Published 1 September 2022 By Baker C, Briheim-Crookall L, Selwyn J.

Staying Connected: The views of looked after young people on their contact arrangements

Staying connected explores the views and experiences of children in care shared through the Your Life, Your Care surveys. It analyses over 7,500 responses and 3,000 comments to questions about spending time with their birth parents, brothers and sisters.

Published 1 May 2022 By Shirley Lewis, Julie Selwyn and Linda Briheim-Crookall

What Makes Life Good: Care leavers’ views on their well-being (2020)

For this major report, we analysed responses from 1,804 care leavers in 21 local authorities in England collected between 2017 and 2019 through Coram Voice’s Your Life Beyond Care survey. The study was carried out in collaboration with Coram Voice and the Rees Centre, University of Oxford.

Published 8 April 2022 By Linda Briheim-Crookall, Olivia Michelmore, Claire Baker, Oluwanifemi Oni, Sarah Taylor, Julie Selwyn

New Belongings Programme: Baseline evaluation report (2021)

New Belongings is a three-year programme (2019-2022) being delivered by Coram Voice. The programme works with eight local authorities in England, supporting them to engage care leavers in service improvements using a co-production approach.

Published 23 August 2021 By Dr Anna Ludvigsen and Dr Sarah Taylor