The CHAOS Group blog

As you can imagine, there is a constant flurry of activity within The CHAOS Group and we always have stories to tell. Stay up to date with our latest goings on by reading our blog posts below.

The Butterfly Effect: Meet Richard

Richard has been volunteering at Café CHAOS for six months as part of the Positive People Project funded by Big Lottery and European Social Fund; he is a talented musician that works extremely hard and is always smiling! “Most people don’t even notice my Asperger’s as it’s so mild and sometimes I’m not good at dealing with it, I was […]

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The Butterfly Effect: Meet Louise

Louise has been volunteering at Café CHAOS for twelve weeks as part of the Positive People Project funded by Big Lottery and European Social Fund; she is a single mum with three children and has a truly inspirational outlook on life. Despite all that life has thrown at her, she still has a gleaming smile across her face […]

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We are recruiting: Change Coach

We have an exciting opportunity to join our  Positive People team as a Change Coach. Based in Truro, working in Camborne, Pool, Redruth, Falmouth and Truro area. The successful candidates will: Provide 1:1 support to engage disadvantaged participants with multiple barriers Provide Advice & Guidance to clients seeking employment Assess participant’s needs and develop an […]

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CHAOS meet Truro Firefighters

One of the many things we love about working at CHAOS is getting the chance to meet other community minded organisations and hear about the exciting ways in which they’re working to make a positive change. Last week, our friends at Truro Community Fire Station invited us to come and visit the station and discuss […]

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Snow Day!

CHAOS stands for “Community Helping All Of Society” and that’s precisely what we did during the recent spell of cold extreme weather. Last week saw the heaviest snowfall Cornwall has seen for more than 10 years – all thanks to a the crossing of paths of “Storm Emma” and “The Beast from The East.” With […]

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CHAOS and Positive People Transform Lives

Sonia is a remarkable lady and was one of the rough sleepers our outreach team met in Christmas 2016 having lived the majority of her life in turmoil and addiction she is now well into her recovery. In January 2018 we find ourselves again playing an active part in Sonia’s journey through our work within the […]

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The Butterfly Effect: Meet Josh

Josh had previously been working at Café CHAOS as part of the Positive People Project funded by The Big Lottery and European Social Fund; you’ll probably recognise him by his huge welcoming smile. He has now been in employment with one of our partners Stayathome Cornwall as a care apprentice for over a year and we are very […]

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Swapping the City for the Chaos

I first came to Cornwall to study Photography at Falmouth University. I fell in love with the county over those three years, though a lack of funds and career plan saw me returning home to London after graduation. I spent a year or so gathering sought after experience; interning here there and anywhere, eager to […]

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It’s party time at Café CHAOS

Come and join us at our friendly, colourful and quirky café to celebrate the launch of our Coast To Coast Building Better Opportunities Project on Friday 14th July between 3pm and 5pm. There will be a selection of refreshments, a generous buffet, lots of information on the project, unlimited parking and best of all it’s […]

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Happy Half-Term Adventures

Everyone had a great day at BF Adventure in Penryn. The lottery-funded day run by Stayathome Cornwall and The CHAOS Group was full of great laughs, with many little adventures concurring fears and pushing themselves to unknown limits. From splashing around in kayaks surrounded by a beautiful traditional Cornish quarry, to hitting the bullseye during […]

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Cafe CHAOS Creates Happy Memories

Cafe CHAOS held its first wedding today, complete with hay bales, Felicity the flamingo and pom poms! It’s lovely to see the quirkiness of the cafe complimented by the personal touches of the bride and groom. The CHAOS Group aim to bring happiness to the people, so it’s a pleasure to see our little cafe […]

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Community Engagement Traineeship

We have an exciting opportunity to join our team as a Community Engagement Trainee. Based in Truro (working in Camborne, Pool, Redruth, Falmouth and Truro area) – we are actively seeking people who are “Experts by Experience” and may have lived or have experience of being marginalised from, Mental health, Homelessness, Addiction or Ex offenders. […]

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