John Simmonds, CoramBAAF's Director of Policy, Research and Development, writes on the Department of Education’s publication of ‘Foster Care in England’ written by Martin Narey and Mark Owers.
This week the Department for Education published the National Fostering Stocktake, an independent review of the fostering system in England.
Read CoramBAAF's response to BASW's report which explores the position of social workers in the complex world of adoption.
We are looking for individuals and couples who would like to take part in local and national media opportunities for LGBT Adoption and Fostering Week 2018.
John Simmonds, CoramBAAF's Director of Policy, Research and Development, writes on the publication of the Education Select Committee's report on fostering.
On 19 December 2017 it was announced that foster children should be entitled to the same amount of free childcare as other children.
The Minister of State for Children and Families has announced an additional £1 million for the ASF this financial year and that fair access limits will remain as they currently are till the end of March 2020.
John Simmonds (CoramBAAF Director of Policy, Research and Development) writes on the alleged criminal manipulation of scientific data within court proceedings.
A SCIE Expert Working Group has recently published a report, Improving Mental Health Support for our Children and Young People, reinforcing a wider public debate about mental health and the need for radical improvement. CoramBAAF’s John Simmonds comments on the report’s findings.
Following the news this week of the conviction of Matthew Scully-Hicks for the murder of his 18-month old adopted daughter, Elsie, John Simmonds, CoramBAAF’s Director of Policy, Research and Development comments on this shocking case.