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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 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

CoramBAAF is among founders of a new network which is defending the rights of vulnerable children and young people during the passage of the Children and Social Work Bill. Protect the rights of vulnerable children and care leavers...

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CoramBAAF is proud to be part of National Adoption Week 2016 and its timely theme of #SupportAdoption

New YouGov figures released today show that 73% of people in England know someone who is affected by adoption, highlighting the relevance of this year’s campaign and the need for ongoing child-centred, adoption-friendly awareness-raising. Read more


Government announces extension of two child rule exemption to all adopted children

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.