After nearly eight years and six of working with Kairos respectively, sadly, we say good-bye to Lorraine Beckford and Simon Eve […]
Frank McDonald is now the dedicated Kairos support worker for ex-offenders. He is based at the Kairos houses in north London and is working with a core group of residents who are acting as peer mentors. Part of Frank’s work will be outreach to prisons […]
Kairos Community Trust is pleased to announce a new pilot service, KAIROS PREP. Designed for men and women who have completed a recognised rehab programme of 28 days, Kairos Prep offers accommodation and support for 60 days. This new programme is abstinence-based and designed to prepare a person for a place in a Kairos supported […]
Farewell… to Peter Gill, who has been a counsellor and group facilitator with our Aftercare Programme since it started in 2007; he is joining the team at Southwark Irish Pensioners. Farewell… to Yvonne Douglas who for the past three years has run meditation groups and admin at Bethwin Road and leaves to build her freelance […]
Kairos Community Trust has been awarded a Maudsley Charity Community & Connection grant to fund two part-time support workers to “support residents who are in recovery from substance misuse, in their transition from Kairos accommodation into independent accommodation”. They will join the supported housing Move-on team in October.
Kairos is pleased to announce the following appointments to our supported housing Move-on team. The new supported housing Move-on Manager is Kenny Brown, formerly deputy manager. Gillian Lyons takes up the full-time position of deputy manager and will continue to lead Kairos women’s services. Giam-Pierro Mozzi is now a full-time member of the Move-on team.
Kairos waves a fond farewell to supported housing manager Nick Messikh who leaves this week after nearly six years. Nick is heading off to warmer climes in Thailand to take up the post of senior 12-Step therapist, working with people in recovery from substance misuse in Chiang Mai. “Full of school-boy effervescence, Nick’s personality always […]
When Dave Carroll retired from Bethwin Road this month, he left behind him the little plaque that had hung on the wall above his desk for his seven years as deputy manager. On it were three Irish words: Cead Mile Failte (“100,000 welcomes”). A reminder of how Dave was at work – and something we […]