Kairos Housing

Kairos Housing

At a glance

Causes

  • Housing and homelessness
  • Refugees / migrants

Other details

Organisation type: 
Charity
Geographical remit: 
Local

Objectives

Our Aims Are:

  • To house individuals with No Recourse To Public Funds in Blackburn with Darwen.
  • To house individuals at risk of homelessness who have recently been awarded refugee status within Blackburn with Darwen.
  • To provide a small weekly support payment and other support of donations in kind towards essential living supplies for the asylum seekers we house.
  • To signpost our guests to appropriate local services.
  • To support our asylum-seeking guests to access legal support.
  • To see our asylum-seeking guests achieve section 4 of the Immigration and Asylum Act 1999 with the Home Office providing housing and financial support.

Activities

Kairos Housing provides short-term shared accommodation and specialist 1:1 support for asylum seekers and refugees who have become destitute and homeless in Blackburn with Darwen after receiving a decision on their asylum claim.  ​We house refugees and asylum seekers who have faced persecution in their home country for reasons of race; religion; nationality; political opinion; or membership of a particular social group.   ​We offer accommodation in single sex, two-bedroom furnished flats in the centre of Blackburn and a two-bedroom terraced house in Darwen.

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