The Kairos Women’s Group is a support group for women in recovery who are using Kairos services and who have 90-plus days’ sobriety. It’s an open and honest meeting facilitated by Sarah and Pam (above) and takes place on Fridays, 2.30-4.30pm at Kairos Aftercare (45a Elm Grove, London SE15 5DD). For more information, call 07557 […]
Kairos director Mossie Lyons and support worker Dominic O’Gorman were among the speakers at the Southwark Caritas Roadshow in Woolwich on 21 June. Organised by CSAN – the Caritas Social Action Network – and the Archdiocese of Southwark, the event was part of the response to Pope Francis’s call to be a “church for the […]
Director Matthew Xia leading a rehearsal at Linden Grove Rehearsal at Linden Grove Rehearsal at Linden Grove Rehearsal at Linden Grove Cast and crew Seven Kairos residents are taking part in this summer’s Young Vic’s community theatre production, The Sound of Yellow. They have been rehearsing weekly with the Young Vic team, led by director […]
This Friday’s fundraising event organised by the Dulwich Catenians & St James Golf Society has been postponed. A new date will be announced here soon.
This week, the first residents moved into Kairos Community Trust’s new move-on house in Wellmeadow Road, Lewisham, London SE13. The purchase of this seven-bedroom house replaces a four-bedroom rental property and is part of Kairos’s continuing policy of consolidation. The 28 Kairos move-on houses now provide post-rehab, abstinence-based, supported housing for more than 170 men […]
Kairos support worker Vincent Mahe with the new multigym at Linden Grove. Regaining physical health is part of the journey to recovery for many people who come to Kairos. The gym room at our community detox hostel at Linden Grove is popular with residents doing gentle cardio-vascular exercise as well as those returning to more […]
There was a great turn-out on Tuesday for the first Garden Day Programme Open Day/Reunion scheduled to coincide with Alcoholics Anonymous’ Founders’ Day on 10 June, writes GDP manager Tim Penrice. Former clients, friends of Kairos and care professionals from Westminster, Greenwich, Lewisham, Southwark and Croydon were among more than 50 people who came to […]
Kairos Community Trust congratulates CRASH – the construction and property industry’s charity for the homeless – on winning the Prime Minister’s Big Society Award last week. Big Society Awards recognise and celebrate those doing exceptional work in their community, going above and beyond to make things better for others. Announcing the award, Prime Minister David […]
People arrive at Kairos from all walks of life. Since 2008, a total of 79 ex-servicemen have been admitted to our Linden Grove community detox hostel, referred by the armed forces charity Veterans Aid. In this time, we have come to work closely with VA to find the best pathways to recovery for our shared […]
Some 30 members of staff and volunteers from across Kairos have successfully completed training recently in Equality and Diversity and in the Safeguarding of Vulnerable Adults (SOVA). This reflects Kairos Community Trust’s commitment to meeting industry standards and supporting the continuing professional development of Kairos personnel.