Be My Family resources There are over 70,000 children in the UK in local authority care. Some need short or longer term foster care. Others need to be cared for permanently by relatives or an adoptive family. All need a safe and loving home. Be My Family is here to help find the right home for these children. Be My Family is an information service that supports people and professionals in the care of children through adoption, fostering and other care plans. This services is provided by Coram, the UK's first and longest serving children's charity founded in 1739. As a charity our work is greatly supported by the kind donations of our supporters who like us, want to provide children with the love and opportunity they need to thrive. By supporting Coram's work such as Be My Family, we can create better chances for children, now and forever, by helping to find safe and loving homes for children.