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).
Foster Care Fortnight, organised by The Fostering Network, starts on 14 May 2018 and highlights the ongoing need to approve more foster carers. CoramBAAF wholeheartedly supports this campaign.
The Times published a series of articles starting in August 2017, where the first piece was headed ‘Christian child forced into Muslim foster care’...
Routes to achieving permanence for children: foster carers who adopt. Elaine Dibben's seminar at Community Care Live, Manchester
On 24 April Elaine Dibben, CoramBAAF’s Adoption Development Consultant, delivered a seminar on Routes to achieving permanence for children: foster carers who adopt at a Community Care Live event in Manchester.
On 25 May, the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) replaces the Data Protection Act 1998. Find out what help we're offering our members.
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.
Book a place on any of our upcoming workshops before 2 July to benefit from the current rates. Don’t wait until it’s too late!
Welcome to the first of our regular round-ups. We’ll be using this article series to highlight a selection of the projects and programmes we’ve been working on each month. We’ll also give a quick look-ahead to tell you what’s on the horizon...
The tragic death of a toddler in care in Australia highlights the vital importance of home safety checks
A coroner has ruled that the death of a 22-month old toddler in foster care in New South Wales was entirely preventable.
The UK’s first Islamic Guidance Document on Adoption and Fostering was launched by Penny Appeal at the House of Commons on 21 March 2018.