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CoramBAAF Adoption & Fostering Academy is the leading membership organisation dedicated to improving outcomes for children and young people in care by supporting the agencies and professionals who work with them.


“Foster care's critical role in providing secure and stable family life for the majority of children in the care needs more recognition”

John Simmonds, OBE Director of Policy, Research and Development at CoramBAAF comments on today's Queen's speech"

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CoramBAAF supports Foster Care Fortnight

CoramBAAF is supporting Foster Care Fortnight May 16-29 with a range of special events, publications and activities

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New laws to encourage adoption for vulnerable children welcomed

CoramBAAF welcomes Government announcement that new laws which will encourage adoption for vulnerable children will be introduced in The Queen's speech.

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Training, conferences and consultancy

image training button Our expert training in adoption and fostering and our seminars and conferences tackle the vital issues facing practitioners today.


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We publish a range of highly respected expert publications for social workers, adopters, foster carers, children, adopted adults, academics, students and the wider children’s workforce.


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We are here to provide expert advice and resources to support the work of our members, including social workers and other professionals.Find out how we can help give you a more subtle understanding of the issues, the developments, the debates, and help make better lives for children

Adoption Activity Days

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We run events across England where prospective adopters have the opportunity to meet children, who need adoptive placements, in a safe and supported environment.

Find out more about Adoption Activity Days, where just one day can change a life.