CoramBAAF provides its members with vital knowledge, expertise and resources to ensure the delivery of high quality services and inform and support day-to-day work. We offer invaluable advice when difficult decisions have to be made; provide the latest news and regular updates on policy and practice in a rapidly changing environment; and facilitate influential professional networks that enable our members to participate in and shape the debate on adoption, fostering and childcare.

There are two types of membership for organisations:

Full membership

Is your organisation a fostering agency / a voluntary adoption agency / a regional adoption agency / a local authority children's services or social work department?

Is your agency based in England, Northern Ireland, Wales, the Channel Islands, the Isle of Man or Ireland?


Associate membership

Is your organisation concerned with children and families?

Is your organisation a law firm / NHS Trust / Clinical Commissioning Group / adoption, fostering or family support agency / training or service support provider / childcare charity / foster carers’ or adopters’ association / government department or statutory agency / voluntary agency / university department or research project?


Is your organisation already a member?

If they are then so are you. Find out by typing the name of your organisation in the box below. If it appears in the list you can quickly create an account and immediately gain access to your membership benefits. 

Create an account

NHS Staff:

Please contact us at if you require access to the members’ area with your NHS email address.  Please state the name of your employer (e.g. NHS Trust or CCG) and, if you have an additional role that is linked to another organisation (e.g. Medical Adviser or Designated Nurse for a local authority), do let us know about these relationships as well.

More about becoming a member of CoramBAAF