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Raising awareness of lifelong issues for adopted adults

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

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.

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Tower Hamlets Borough Council v The Times

The Times published a series of articles starting in August 2017, where the first piece was headed ‘Christian child forced into Muslim foster care’...


5000 children in care have been separated from their siblings

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.


March-April roundup

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...