Resource library

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    The Door is Closed

    Young people | Monday 15th December 2014 | Coram Voice | 125 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 | 29 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.

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    Leaving a gift to Coram: Your questions answered

    Charity overview | September 2014 | Coram | 12 Downloads

    When you draw up your Will you can specify a list of those whom you wish to benefit, by how much and in what way. At this point, you may also consider leaving Coram a share of the residue that is left over once all major gifts have been made.

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    Parent Champions final report

    Parents and carers Evaluation | Tuesday 9th September 2014 | Coram | 107 Downloads

    Coram evaluated Family and Childcare Trust’s Parent Champions programme aimed at encouraging the use of early years services and particularly the take-up of available childcare. The programme involved volunteers acting as Parent Champions talking to parents in the community signposting them to services.

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    My Space evaluation report

    Parents and carers Evaluation | Tuesday 9th September 2014 | Coram | 42 Downloads

    Coram evaluated Welcare’s My Space, a project developed by Against Violence and Abuse (AVA) and delivered by Welcare in Bromley, London. The project worked with 7-11 year olds who had been identified as having behavioural and emotional problems and also had experienced domestic violence at home.

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    Concurrent Planning leaflet

    Adoption Concurrent Planning | Tuesday 1st July 2014 | Coram | 978 Downloads

    Coram's Concurrent Planning places babies and children under two years old with concurrent carers while plans for their future are being decided by the family courts

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    Adoption and Permanent Families leaflet

    Parents and carers Adoption Concurrent Planning | Monday 30th June 2014 | Coram | 152 Downloads

    Coram’s Adoption and Permanent Families Service is one of the largest independent adoption agencies in the UK working in and around London, East Anglia and the East Midlands

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    Relative Experience North East Pilot: final evaluation report

    Evaluation | June 2014 | Dr Roland Marden and Rebecca Bellew, Policy Research Team, Coram | 46 Downloads

    This report represents findings of an independent evaluation of the Relative Experience North East pilot kinship carer support programme, delivered by Grandparents Plus, Family Lives and the Family and Childcare Trust and funded by the Silver Dreams Fund administered by the Big Lottery Fund.

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    Changing Lifestyles, Keeping Children Safe: FDAC in care proceedings

    Family Drug and Alcohol Court | May 2014 | Professor Judith Harwin, Dr Bachar Alrouh, Mary Ryan and Jo Tunnard | 196 Downloads

    Launched in January 2008, the Family Drug and Alcohol Court is a new way of dealing with care proceedings when parental substance misuse causes harm to children

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    Outcomes of Coram Concurrent Planning: Summary of findings

    Concurrent Planning | Tuesday 25th March 2014 | Sophie Laws, Rebecca Bellew and Rebekah Wilson, Coram Policy and Research Team | 544 Downloads

    Coram is the only specialist centre for concurrent planning practice in the UK and has undertaken a study to examine the social, emotional and educational outcomes for the children who have reached permanency through the scheme.