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Coram Voice Creative Writing Competition
'Voices' celebrates the creativity, talent and imagination of Looked After Children and Care Leavers giving them a platform to tell their story. Entries to be submitted by 12 February 2020.Find out more
FAB Project free resources now available
The Fostering Across Borders (FAB) project has now completed its work to create a range of resources to help improve the care of unaccompanied migrant children.Download now
'Don't overlook the needs of children'
CoramBAAF signs an open letter to all political parties.Find out more
Undertaking connected persons assessments
3 March 2020 | London
This course will familiarise social workers with the legal framework, process and forms required in assessing Connected Persons (family and friends) as potential foster carers. It will consider the intricate complexities and dilemmas that Connected Persons placements can involve and how these placements can best be supported.
Learning from the law: adoption and fostering
19 May 2020 |Bristol
FREE legal masterclass for CoramBAAF corporate members only
Covering a wide span of topics drawn from cases heard in 2018 and 2019, this event will provide opportunities to discuss issues raised and for delegates to share and reflect upon their experiences of similar issues.
NEW EDITION This guide is designed to help social workers to complete a comprehensive, evidence-based assessment of connected people / family and friends who wish to foster or be special guardians to a known child or children.Read more
This clear, straightforward handbook aims to support foster carers so that they can help the children in their care to have the best possible experience of education.Read more
NEW REVISED AND UPDATED 2020 EDITION How easy is it for lesbian and gay couples to adopt? Can we adopt jointly? Is the adoption process any different from heterosexual adoption? The pink guide to adoption answers these and many more questions. It is an essential step-by-step guide for lesbians and gay men who are considering adoption in the UKRead more
NEW 2020 EDITION This book covers everything you need to know about adoption in Scotland. It describes the processes involved in adopting a child, with a wealth of practical information. You can also read the stories of adopters from how it feels to go through the adoption process to what life as an adoptive family is really like, and the stories of adopted children and how they think and feel about adoption.Read more
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Handel Birthday Concert
25 February 2020
St Andrew Holborn, London
Celebrate Handel's legacy and the Foundling Hospital Boys Marching Band, and discover how foundlings became the backbone of British Army bands for over 100 years.
Coram offers light, modern meeting rooms in the heart of London. Our spaces accommodate meetings, from 4 to 140 delegates with a full range of amenities. Proceeds directly contribute to our charitable mission, so your next meeting could help us support some of the UK’s most vulnerable children and young people.