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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

Childcare Survey 2024

Coram Family and Childcare’s 23rd annual Childcare Survey uncovers the extent of national childcare shortages, with only a third (34%) of English councils reporting sufficient childcare for parents working full-time.

Published 19 March 2024 By Lydia Hodges, Sam Shorto and Emma Goddard

ASG Q3 2023-2024 Headline Measures

In Q3 2023/24 the numbers of decisions for children declined, with the numbers of ADMs, PO, AOs and SGOs all lower when compared to last quarter. Less children were matched and placed with an adoptive family, and more children were waiting with a PO to be placed.

Published 1 March 2024

Local Level ASG Data Q3 2023-2024

Data gathered for Q3 2023-2024 about adoption and special guardian orders from voluntary adoption agencies (VAA) and local authorities (LA) across England.

Published 1 March 2024

The CII Innovation Collective 2024

Now in its third year, the CII Innovation Collective is the Coram Innovation Incubator’s (CII) specialist repository, which collates and shares new, innovative projects from across the children’s services sector and beyond.

Published 30 January 2024

Coram Institute Development Prospectus

The Coram Institute will be the only think tank dedicated to the future of children, working with partners and young people to learn from the past, examine current needs and create better chances for the next generation.

Published 12 December 2023