Kairos Community Trust is happy to announce that we have purchased a new six-bedroom Move-On house in Lewisham, south London. It will take the place of a rented property as part of our continuing consolidation. The number of Kairos supported houses offering post-rehab, abstinence-based accommodation remains constant at 28, providing a total of 170 beds. […]
Mossie Lyons and 24 staff and residents last month joined the annual Oblate Anglo-Irish Pilgrimage, which takes more than one hundred sick guests to Lourdes for a week. Mikila sent us this postcard … “How to express in words the indescribably precious place that is Lourdes? The beauty and magnificence of the Lourdes sanctuary and […]
Our congratulations and best wishes to Bob and Susan on their marriage. The wedding ceremony on Friday was attended by their families and friends from Wales, Manchester – and Kairos Community. Bob is one of our best-loved and longest-serving volunteers and we are delighted to welcome Susan to Kairos and south London.
Kairos head beekeeper Kenny and his team had a successful honey harvest at the end of last month, collecting a total of 30lbs of honey from seven hives in the gardens of Kairos houses in Streatham and Wandsworth. At an open day and BBQ, they introduced the bees to Kairos residents, staff and families and […]
Mossie Lyons and 24 staff and residents set off today to join once again the annual Oblate Anglo-Irish Pilgrimage, which takes more than one hundred sick guests to Lourdes for a week.
Kairos Community Trust welcomes three new appointments: Nick Messikh, Move-on team manager; Chris Farnell, counsellor at Bethwin Road residential rehab; and David Yates, group facilitator at the Aftercare Programme.
Four Kairos residents have just returned from visiting the shrine of Our Lady of Medjugorje and the surrounding area in Bosnia and Herzegovina. Their trip was the gift of a benefactor who shares his love of Medjugorje most generously and who has in recent years enabled more than one hundred Kairos residents to make the […]
Three Kairos residents have been home to Ireland on holiday this summer to reconnect in recovery with family and friends, thanks to the Aisling Return to Ireland project. For one Kairos man, this was his first trip home in sobriety. “It was a momentous visit for him,” says John Glynn, the Aisling outreach worker who […]
Kairos Community will hold a memorial service for our friend and colleague Robert Clements on Friday, 9 August at 3 pm. It will take place at the John Kitchen Centre, 22 Linden Grove, London SE15 3LF. Robert’s friends are invited to come and celebrate his life.
Rob came to Kairos on 5 December 2005. Over the intervening eight years in his capacity as Move-On team manager, Rob touched many lives – those of staff and clients alike. Coming from a social-work background, he was a true professional but never a ‘percentage’ worker. Neither did he hide behind the manager title. In […]