Read CoramBAAF's response to the publication of the NHS Long Term Plan.
The Nuffield Family Justice Observatory has commissioned CoramBAAF to undertake a rapid review on Special Guardianship to support the Family Justice Council as it seeks to revise the protocols and guidance for the family courts and local authorities.
9 September 2018 marks International FASD Awareness Day - a day which focuses on the dangers of drinking during pregnancy and addresses the plight of individuals and families who struggle with Foetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders (FASD).
On 30 July 2018, an ITV News broadcast covered new research which found six in ten families living with child on parent violence experience daily attacks. 538 families across the country took part and 53% of the sample were adoptive parents, foster carers, kinship carers or guardians.
Over recent months NAGALRO has led a number of sector organisations in challenging and objecting to CAFCASS’s 2017 Professional Time Guidance...
Read the research report: Among the last ones to leave? Understanding the Journeys of Muslim Children in the Care System in England by Coventry University, Penny Appeal and CoramBAAF
RESEARCH REPORT: Among the last ones to leave? Understanding the Journeys of Muslim Children in the Care System in England by Coventry University, Penny Appeal and CoramBAAF
Read about a new international fostering project managed by IOM, the UN Migration Agency, which is being led by CoramBAAF and Coram Children’s Legal Centre in the UK.
CoramBAAF has been working with CASA and SEPAN to raise awareness of the lifelong issues for adopted adults. Two papers have been prepared and shared with DfE officials and the Adoption Leadership Board. These set out the background to the legislation, and the areas of concern that need to be considered in any future guidance and during the development of Regional Adoption Agencies (RAAs).
A Freedom of Information request to councils in England and Wales has revealed that at least 5000 children currently in care have been separated from their siblings. CoramBAAF's John Simmonds appeared on BBC2's Victoria Derbyshire programme to discuss the impact of sibling separation on children and young people.
UK’s first Islamic Guidance Document on Adoption and Fostering - Penny Appeal