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 […]
Kairos Community Trust is pleased to welcome the following new members of staff: Lorraine Beckford, deputy manager of Linden Grove community detox hostel; Gabriel David Dixon, counsellor and therapist at Bethwin Road residential rehab; Jessica Rood, manager of the Aftercare Programme; and Chris Farnell, counsellor and therapist at the Aftercare Programme.
We wish to congratulate Kairos-supported students Debbie Brathwaite, Nick Earl, Sammy Hicks, David Nimmo and Cas Lawrence for achieving their Diplomas in Health and Social Care (level 3).
The Community Arts Practice students from The BRIT School, Croydon, have been collaborating with Kairos since the beginning of the year to create a series of writing and performance workshops at our Linden Grove hostel. This week, the workshop was run by Grammy award-winning Floetry’s Natalie Stewart. A new timetable of music workshops will start […]
Kairos Community Trust is proud to welcome Dr Jasper Mordhorst to our board of trustees. A GP specialising in addiction, he brings expertise and enthusiasm in equal measure. Dr Mordhorst first got to know Kairos when he was a GP in Peckham with a practice providing medical services to our Linden Grove community detox hostel. […]
In its latest inspection reports, the Care Quality Commission has rated both Bethwin Road Rehabilitation Care Home and the John Kitchen Community Detox Hostel at Linden Grove as fully compliant with their regulations. Bethwin Road was inspected on 20 November 2012 and Linden Grove on 10 January 2013. The Bethwin Road report can now be […]
Kairos Community Trust held its Annual General Meeting on Tuesday evening, 27 November at the John Kitchen Centre, 22 Linden Grove. Along with the board of trustees, present and past staff and residents we welcomed many of our supporters who have contributed our success. In addition to the formal business of the evening, the gathering […]
Father Joseph Triphon of the Spiritan order has spent nearly two years studying and working with Kairos in preparation for starting a rehab in Dar es Salaam, based on the Kairos model. During his two years here, Joseph worked with different branches of Kairos and also completed a counselling course at Lambeth College. Fr Joseph […]