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    Coram Impact Summary 2015

    Charity overview | Thursday 25th June 2015 | Coram | 71 Downloads

    Coram aims to ensure that every child has the best possible chance in life. We work to create change that lasts a lifetime. We do this by championing what matters most for children in policy and practice and providing sustained services which strive for excellence. The Impact Summary talks about how Coram achieves this.

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    Coram Charter for Children 2015

    Charity overview | Thursday 25th June 2015 | Coram | 73 Downloads

    Coram believes that by 2040 when we celebrate the 300th anniversary of the Act of Parliament which gave birth to children’s social care, it is possible for us together to ensure that every child in our society can have the best possible chance in life. Our Charter for Children sets out to achieve this in various ways.

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    275 years of creating change for children: Coram 2014-2015 Group Digest

    Charity overview | Thursday 25th June 2015 | Coram | 108 Downloads

    In its 275th year, Coram has benefitted over one million children and families through direct support, advocacy, representation, advice and schools-based learning.The Group Digest is a summary of its achievements.

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    Case study: Kent County Council

    Professionals | Friday 19th June 2015 | Coram | 40 Downloads

    In February 2012, Coram partnered with Kent County Council to improve the LA’s Adoption Service. Coram’s task was to improve the service so that it provided a high quality service to children in the authority’s care with a plan of adoption.

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    Transforming children's lives through Creative Therapies

    Creative Therapies | March 2015 | Coram | 144 Downloads

    Coram works with children who have experienced difficulties, and who, as a result, are often unable to understand or explain their feelings. Creative Therapy provides a safe place where children can explore how to communicate using art, music and play

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    Adoption Support Services Information

    Adoption | March 2015 | Coram | 55 Downloads

    Coram recognises that whilst adoption can be incredibly rewarding for parents, it also comes with challenges. We offer tried and tested adoption support which is tailored to the needs of each parent

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    Coram Fostering Service Ofsted report

    Concurrent Planning | Friday 27th February 2015 | Ofsted | 46 Downloads

    Coram, the UK's first children's charity has been offering better life chances for children since 1739. The fostering service provides concurrent planning for children who are subject to care proceedings and where in the view of the courts and past history there is a likelihood that children will need a permanent placement outside the birth family. The aim of the project is to prevent drift and delay in achieving permanence for these children and to reduce placement moves.

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    Leave us a gift in your Will - codicil form

    Charity overview | Friday 6th February 2015 | Coram | 22 Downloads

    Leaving a gift in your Will is a particularly personal way to make a lasting difference to a cause you care about

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    The Door is Closed

    Young people | Monday 15th December 2014 | Coram Voice | 113 Downloads

    Children are becoming homeless as a result of local authorities' failures, according to children's charity Coram Voice

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    Coram Voice impact report 2013 - 2014

    Charity overview Young people | October 2014 | Coram Voice | 28 Downloads

    In the UK today, there are over 68,000 children and young people reliant on the state for their care and wellbeing, with 378,600 more needing some level of support from children's services. Coram Voice provides children with a professional adult who will listen to them, establish their wishes, opinions and fears, and work with the child and the system to ensure the child's voice is heard.