Children of All Nations (COAN) is an Independent Fostering Agency founded in 2004 and situated in the London Borough of Croydon. COAN is registered by OFSTED and works with many Local Authorities across the London Boroughs including Lambeth and Wandsworth, with a belief that children and young people are our future generation and that they should be given the best opportunities to reach their full potential in life.Children of All Nations is committed to seeking better outcomes for all looked after children, in line with the five outcomes outlined in the “Every Child Matters” government policy framework.
Children of All Nations aims to complement existing statutory provision and to offer a service to the fostering profession. With a combination of skills, knowledge and the right support package for the foster carers, we believe that children and young people will benefit from the care and support provided to meet their individual needs.
A key objective of Children of All Nations is to respect and appreciate different cultural backgrounds and belief whilst making a significant impact to the lives of children and young people.
Overall our goal is to provide a high quality and effective placement service which safeguards and promotes the welfare of the child/young person.
Children of All Nations aims to provide a safe, healthy and nurturing environment for children and young people which safeguards and promotes their welfare.
Children of All Nations sets out how we will promote care, responsibility and sensitivity to the children and young people we will be caring for.
The prime responsibility of Children of All Nations is to provide a high quality and effective placement service, and to find substitute parents for children who are unable to live with and be brought up by their own families.
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Children of All Nations recognises and will work with the Equal Opportunity Policy, Equal Pay Act, Sex Discrimination Act, Race Relations Act, Disability Discrimination Act, Care Commission Legislation and the National Minimum Standards.
We will take positive affirmative action to overcome the discriminatory effects of traditional policies and procedures in regard to people with disabilities, gender, race, sexuality and religion.