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Adoption | Thursday 1st October 2020
CoramBAAF is today celebrating 40 years since its formation in 1980 with a virtual event for members that will hear key speakers consider how the children’s sector has evolved over the last 40 years, with contributors including ADCS president Jenny Coles, CoramBAAF’s director of policy, research and development Dr John Simmonds, and University of East Anglia professor of social work Elsbeth Neil.
Adoption | Wednesday 16th September 2020
As the national adoption campaign #YouCanAdopt gets underway, read the 'My Working Week' feature in The Guardian from back in May, where Coram social worker Allyce Green describes how the pandemic is impacting on adoption practice.
Coram reports 24% rise in adoption enquiries despite the pandemic, but more families needed to meet demandAdoption | Tuesday 15th September 2020
Coram Ambitious for Adoption has reported a big rise in enquiries from prospective adopters over the past six months despite the disruption resulting from the pandemic and lockdown measures.
Rights | Tuesday 25th August 2020
The mental health and wellbeing of children should be prioritised as the nation's children children return to school after months of lockdown, say Coram's experts.
Achievements | Thursday 25th June 2020
The Coram Group has today published its Digest 2019/20, setting out how it has made a difference in the lives of hundreds of thousands of children, young people and families over the last 12 months.
Other news | Monday 22nd June 2020
The death of George Floyd has been a shocking reminder of how much things still need to change not only in the United States but here in the UK too. Combined as it is with the disproportionate impact the COVID-19 virus is having on some communities, it is a wake-up call to us all.
Adoption | Tuesday 10th March 2020
Today the bi-borough councils of Westminster City Council and the Royal Borough of Kensington and Chelsea* have joined other local authorities across London to become part of Coram Ambitious for Adoption, the capital’s first Regional Adoption Agency (RAA).
Adoption | Monday 2nd March 2020
Coram is proud to support LGBT+ Adoption and Fostering Week which starts today (2 March) and is encouraging anyone in the LGBT+ community considering adoption to come forward.
Adoption | Thursday 16th January 2020
The Children and Families Minister Michelle Donelan today visited the Coram campus to find out how the Coram Ambitious for Adoption regional adoption agency is working to find more children waiting to be adopted permanent loving homes.
Adoption | Monday 30th December 2019
The current shortage of adopters is a matter of deep concern, and we urgently need more people from all walks of life to come forward to offer a loving and permanent home to a child awaiting adoption, said Dr Carol Homden, Coram CEO, today.