Life hasn’t stopped during the coronavirus lockdown for residents of Kairos Move-on houses and their support workers. They have been full of creative solutions to stay connected, support each other and make the most of their time. Here, some share their experiences – and their artwork
Louise Fitzgerald and Jason O’Reilly are the two part-time support workers funded by our Maudsley Charity grant, working under the DWP Permitted Work Scheme. As the grant enters its second quarter, Louise and Jason are looking at training and development options for Kairos residents […]
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 […]
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.
Francesca Roberts, CEO of CRASH, the building industry’s charity, and Kairos director Mossie Lyons met at the Burnt Oak Move-on houses yesterday. They were on site to receive a delivery of building materials donated by CRASH patron Forterra: Thermalite blocks, Fenlite Blocks, concrete blocks and engineering bricks. These materials will be used to extend one […]
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 […]