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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.


CoramBAAF Statement on the Birmingham Safeguarding Children Board Shi-Anne Downer Serious Case Review

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Open letter to the Home Secretary

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Professor Eileen Munro says exemption clauses are ‘A serious danger”

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MPs ignore severe child protection warnings from large body of experts. Together for Children releases a synopsis of the expert advice

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CoramBAAF respond to issues raised in Serious Case Review

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CoramBAAF responds to the Prime Minister’s latest plans for children and young people’s mental health services

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CoramBAAF has issued a statement regarding Christian churches' 'forced adoptions' in the UK

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Safeguarding: Written statement

Edward Timpson - Department for Education

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Peers succeed in their defence of children’s rights

Clause 29 has been defeated in the Lords by 32 votes. Lord Ramsbotham’s amendment to leave out the controversial clause was supported by 245 Peers, and 213 Peers backed the Government. Read more


Together for Children: New 38 Degrees petition

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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.