CoramBAAF is delighted to support LGBT Adoption and Fostering Week. As the leading membership organisation dedicated to improving outcomes for children and young people in care, we are committed to raising the profile of adoption and fostering to prospective parents who are LGBT.
CoramBAAF comments on Serious Case Review published today by Oxfordshire Safeguarding Children Board (OSCB)
John Simmonds comments on the publication of this Serious Case Review that focuses on the sexual abuse of two children who were placed with a distant relative and her partner under a Special Guardianship Order.
CoramBAAF comments on the Birmingham Safeguarding Children Board Shi-Anne Downer Serious Case Review
John Simmonds comments on this Serious Case Review and the implications it has for the use of Special Guardianship Orders in the future.
CoramBAAF responds to the Prime Minister’s latest plans for children and young people’s mental health services
CoramBAAF welcomes the recognition of the significance of the health, and particularly the mental health, of children and young people.
John Simmonds comments on recent news stories focusing on the role of adoption agencies in historical cases where children were removed from their mothers with no option other than to consent to adoption.
CoramBAAF is proud to be part of National Adoption Week 2016 and its timely theme of #SupportAdoption
National Adoption Week is a nationwide campaign to promote a wider understanding of adoption and encourage potential adopters to come forward. As the UK’s leading membership organisation supporting vulnerable children, CoramBAAF stands firmly behind the campaign and we’d like to encourage prospective adopters, adoptive parents, friends, relatives and practitioners to broaden their knowledge and support adoption.
CoramBAAF welcomes the announcement from the Department for Education that all adopted children are to be exempted from the policy limiting Child Tax Credit and Universal Credit to two children.
Together For Children is a new network of organisations and individuals, including CoramBAAF, which have come together to defend the rights of vulnerable children and young people, during the passage of the Children and Social Work Bill.
A scoping study commissioned by the Nuffield Foundation, and of which CoramBAAF is a partner, has launched a nationwide call for evidence to better understand the use of research evidence in the family justice system.
CoramBAAF still has places available for prospective adopters on its Adoption Activity Day in Surrey on Sunday 11 September 2016.