Kent

Perry Hall Primary School in Orpington has very kindly donated a selection of young plants to Diagrama’s home for adults with learning disabilities. The staff and residents of Cabrini House in Orpington were delighted by a recent donation of 120 plants from Perry Hall Primary School. The adults that live at Cabrini House all have…

Across England there is a huge shortfall of parent and child foster carers with Kent based charity Diagrama currently receiving twice as many referrals as two years ago. The charity Diagrama is concerned that with the number of referrals for parent and child foster placements  at an unprecedented level, they urgently need to fill this…

The charity Diagrama is approaching the recruitment of new team members for its care homes in Orpington by asking the people they support to help identify what the ideal candidates should be like. Kent based charity Diagrama has introduced an innovative new stage in the recruitment process for Support and Development staff at their care…

Kent based charity Diagrama is leading an innovative multi country project to  change the public’s perception of disability, by promoting ability rather than accepting disability. Diagrama is collaborating with organisations from Italy, Belgium, France, and Spain on a two-year €80,000 E-Profid project funded by the European Union Erasmus Plus Programme. On 12 October representatives from…

Kent County Council has appointed grant-maker Kent Community Foundation to administer a £300,000 fund to help charities and community groups adversely affected by the pandemic. Following the success of  Kent County Council’s first Strategic Recovery Fund which Kent Community Foundation administered, an additional £300,000 is now available to support charities and community groups. In the…

On 13 September residents from Cabrini House in Orpington enjoyed a night under canvas There was much excitement at Cabrini House in Orpington, when the residents found out that they would have the opportunity to spend the night camping in the garden. The residents, who all have learning disabilities, helped the team to put up…

A Swift and Bat Conservation project in Medway has received Funding from Kent Community Foundation A project to develop nesting areas for swifts and bats which will help to educate the pupils of Abbey Court School in Strood about the environment, received a grant of £1,000 from Kent Community Foundation towards the installation of a…

The Kent Refugee Action Network applied to Kent Community Foundation for support to offer young people a way to develop links and connections with the local community through sports activities. Before Covid, sports activities offered a positive way for young refugee and asylum seekers to engage with their peers, build trust with  the Kent Refugee…

Community Group, Catching Lives, in Canterbury, received £5,000 from Kent Community Foundation to give homeless people access to arts activities                   Kent Community Foundation and The Lawson Fund awarded Catching Lives £5,000 towards providing access to art activities for the homeless, rough sleepers and vulnerably housed. Lockdown…