A new nationwide campaign, #YOUCANADOPT, launches today to dispel myths around who is eligible to adopt and encourage more people to consider adoption.
CoramBAAF, The Fostering Network and the Nationwide Association of Fostering Providers have published a report of a joint survey of their members (completed pre-covid pandemic) exploring the difficulties experienced in obtaining health information about prospective foster carers.
Grandparents Plus has launched its annual State of the Nation Survey. The survey helps to provide a better picture of what it is like to be a kinship carer and to gather evidence of where more support and understanding is needed for kinship carers and their families.
Department for Education extend delivery timescales to ensure delivery of the extra funding made available during the pandemic.
‘The First Day of Forever’ captures the troubling experiences of special guardians and the rewards and challenges of bringing up relatives’ children following care proceedings.
Louise Sims, CoramBAAF’s new Kinship Care and Fostering Consultant, reflects on her role and the importance of current developments in the area of social care.
Dr Carol Homden, CEO of Coram and Jenny Coles, President of the Association of Directors of Children’s Services (ADCS) headed an important discussion on the shape of children's services and how sector leaders are meeting the challenges presented by the Covid-19 pandemic.
CoramBAAF have published guidance for agencies looking into the viability of virtual panel meetings.
It is with great sadness that we announce that our much-loved colleague Roana Roach has passed away.
'Letters from Lockdown' reaches out to young care leavers to encourage them to step forward and tell their lockdown story through a series of workshops this May.