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For every adopter in England, there are almost three children waiting for adoption: Coram supports National Adoption WeekAdoption | Monday 15th October 2018
As National Adoption Week 2018 begins, the latest data shows that the number of children waiting to be adopted outnumbers possible adopters by almost three to one in England, meaning that many children are at risk of missing out on the chance of a loving, stable home.
Adoption | Thursday 12th July 2018
Dr Carol Homden, CBE, CEO of Coram comments ahead of today's (12.07) parliamentary debate on the practice of 'forced adoption' which took place in the UK primarily in the 1950s and 60s
Community | Tuesday 1st May 2018
The Virgin Money London Marathon has just been, with Coram's team of 30 runners raising an incredible £85,000 - a record-breaking amount which will have a huge impact on the lives of the vulnerable children and young people we support.
Effective practice in Early Permanence for children recognised with launch and award of new Quality MarkAdoption | Monday 26th March 2018
A pioneering new Quality Mark which recognises excellence in Early Permanence adoption services in England is launched today, March 26 2018, with the announcement of the first agency, CCS Adoption, to receive the award.
Adoption | Monday 19th March 2018
On Wednesday 21 March, charities Coram, PACT and Action for Children who run leading adoption services in London, will be joining other agencies across England to take part in Big Adoption Day 2018.
Adoption | Friday 2nd March 2018
Coram is supporting the call for more lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender people to consider adoption this LGBT Adoption & Fostering Week (5-11 March 2018).
On Monday 22 January, Coram launched the report Respected and Protected: Securing a Better Future for All Children at a parliamentary event, opened by The Speaker of the House of Commons, The Rt Hon John Bercow MP, and closed by The Rt Hon Harriet Harman QC MP and chair of the Joint Select Committee on Human Rights.
Coram calls for eight priorities for change to secure children’s rights and welfare for the next generationAchievements | Saturday 20th January 2018
As flagship Brexit legislation passes its final stage in the House of Commons, Coram, the UK’s first children’s charity, has published a new report Respected and Protected: Securing a Better Future for All Children to advance the rights and welfare of children now and in the future.
Adoption | Saturday 20th January 2018
Coram responds to the British Association of Social Workers (BASW) UK-wide adoption inquiry report published on 18 January
Coram Adoption East Midlands invites prospective adopters to ‘Ask About Adoption’ this New Year at free information event
The New Year is often a time when people decide to take their first steps in finding out more about adoption. Coram Adoption East Midlands is welcoming those considering adoption to their free information event ‘Ask About Adoption’ on Saturday 27 January. The event will be in a ‘speed-dating’ style format, with opportunities for potential adopters to have informal discussions with previous adopters, adopted people and Coram’s adoption team.