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Parents and carers | Friday 2nd August 2019
There are significant gaps in the assessment, preparation and support for special guardians according to a new review, led by CoramBAAF, which calls for urgent reform across a number of priority areas to better support carers and children.
Achievements | Monday 29th July 2019
This month we published our 2018-19 Digest of Achievements, which highlights the impact the Coram Group has delivered for children over the past year as we marked the 350th anniversary of the birth of our founder, Thomas Coram.
New report from All-Party Group for Adoption and Permanence calls for long-term support for traumatised childrenAdoption | Tuesday 16th July 2019
In response to the uncertainty of funding for the Adoption Support Fund (ASF) beyond 2020, the All-Party Group for Adoption and Permanence (APPG) – supported by charities Adoption UK and Home for Good - has conducted an inquiry looking at the future of support, and this week published a report, Investing in Families, summarising its findings and proposing a number of changes to the fund.
Adoption | Friday 7th June 2019
Coram and local authorities across London have launched the capital’s first Regional Adoption Agency (RAA), bringing together expertise to match more of the children waiting to be adopted more quickly with their new families.
Adoption | Tuesday 4th June 2019
On Wednesday 5 June, Coram will join adoption agencies across the UK to take part in Big Adoption Day 2019, and is hosting free adoption information events for prospective adopters to find out more.
Adoption | Wednesday 22nd May 2019
Coram is hosting its first adoption information event in Brixton this month to highlight the urgent need for prospective adopters within the black, Asian and minority ethnic (BAME) communities to come forward.
Community | Tuesday 16th April 2019
Please note the Coram offices will be closed for the UK bank holidays on Friday 19 April and Monday 22 April
Adoption | Wednesday 13th March 2019
Coram’s CEO Dr Carol Homden is interviewed in today’s Guardian (13.03) about the imminent suspension of the statutory Adoption Register for England, the child-led matching service which has been operating since 2001.
Adoption | Friday 1st March 2019
Coram is supporting the call for more lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender people to consider adoption this LGBT Adoption & Fostering Week (4-10 March 2019).
Adoption | Friday 22nd February 2019
In August 2018, the Department for Education communicated that the statutory Adoption Register for England will be suspended for an indeterminate period from 29 March 2019, while future needs across adoption and fostering are considered.