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Kairos House

Kairos is the Greek Word for opportunity or fitting time.

Kairos House is a residence which provides accommodation and support to individuals living with HIV and AIDS. Compassionate care is provided to the residents as they experience dramatic changes in their physical health, self-esteem, daily habits, and general lifestyle in response to the onset of infections.

Eligibility for Admission

Persons living with HIV, 18 years and over who are having difficulty managing their personal care needs, emotional needs, and require supervision or support with medication administration.

If you are eligible to receive these services, please reach out to Catholic Social Services today.

Services Provided by our Ministry

  • Accommodation that is comfortable and home-like. It includes wheelchair accessibility, laundry, kitchens, dining room, recreation area, separate bedrooms, and access to a phone.
  • Medication administration and support.
  • Nutrition Support including ordering, planning, and preparation of meals tailored to individual needs.
  • Personal care including assistance with personal hygiene, dressing, self-care and grooming, housekeeping, changing linen and laundry, etc.
  • Social support to help the resident deal with issues of grief, anger, self-esteem, depression, and relationships.
  • Spiritual support is available through community resources, to enrich the resident's life, provide reassurance and support, and to facilitate hope in times of need.
  • Life skills support and involvement in the community.
  • Service coordination (with the consent of the resident), allows a number of services to be provided and/or coordinated: psychological counselling, access and advocacy for special equipment, transportation, financial support, referral for special services such as drug and alcohol treatment, and volunteer support services.
  • Palliative care ensuring the person's end of life goals are respected.

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