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    Adopters life storybooks research

    Charity overview | Thursday 30th July 2015 | Coram and Debbie Watson, University of Bristol | 849 Downloads

    This research, conducted jointly between the UK children’s charity Coram and the University of Bristol, aims to address the absence in the academic literature of adopters’ perspectives on their children’s life storybooks.

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    Coram Voice Impact Report 2014-2015

    Charity overview | Thursday 16th July 2015 | Coram Voice | 96 Downloads

    During 2014-2015, Coram Voice supported 3,719 children and young people to get their voices heard, challenge things they were unhappy with, and access what was rightfully theirs. Read more about the young people we work with in this report.

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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 | 41 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 | 152 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 | 56 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