Thirty-six Kairos staff, trustees, volunteers, residents, friends and family gathered in the sunshine at Buckfast Abbey for our biennial long weekend of retreat, relaxation and community (27-30 June). Tucked into the hills at the edge of Dartmoor in Devon, the Benedictine abbey was once again the perfect place to experience both serenity of being and […]
Kairos Community Trust and students from the BRIT School have been working together over the past months to create I think angels just saved me – the Kairos journey, which will be performed for the first time on Friday 12 July. Based on interviews with 20 people who have experienced rehab and recovery at Kairos, […]
CRASH, the construction and property industry’s charity for homeless people, recently chose Linden Grove as the location for Illustrious Homes, one of its patrons, to present a cheque to the charity. Kairos was proud to host the occasion and to welcome Francesca Roberts, CEO of Crash, and Kunle Barker, Managing Director of Illustrious Homes – […]
The Kairos Aftercare team chose to attend UKESAD – the three-day UK/European Symposium on Addictive Disorders held in London last week – as part of their ongoing professional training for 2013. “We all felt it was invaluable,” said Jessica Rood, Aftercare manager. “UKESAD gave us the opportunity to re-evaluate how we are working with each […]
The unique creative collaboration between the BRIT School and Kairos will culminate in a promenade event at Linden Grove on 12 July (time to be announced). It will include drama, music, photography and other media. It’s not too late to get involved – if you’re interested in joining the artistic adventure, contact Mossie Lyons at […]
On their first inspection of the year last Thursday, Kairos beekeepers found that eight out of our nine hives have survived the exceptionally hard winter; the bees look healthy and ready for their summer work of pollination across the parks and gardens of south London. About our bees
Kairos is pleased to welcome Gillie Sliz to the staff. She is joining the Garden Day Programme team as counsellor and Assistant Manager.
The Cardboard Citizens theatre company and the award-winning writer Kate Tempest visited our community detox hostel at Linden Grove last Thursday to perform her latest work, Glasshouse. The Citizens’ five actors and their stage manager transformed the dining room into a theatre for the afternoon for more than 30 residents, clients and staff. Glasshouse is […]
Kairos Community Trust has achieved its Social Services Level 1 accreditation to Exor, the compliance-monitoring organisation, demonstrating that we are meeting our regulatory and social responsibilities.
The Cooperative’s Community Fund has awarded the Move-on team manager Robert Clements £2000 for supporting volunteers and towards the running of Kairos Community Trust’s Second Chance Group. The group has been supporting former prisoners in recovery since 2008 with the help of volunteers and staff. For more information about the Second Chance group and the […]