New donations platform KINDLINK: Supporting CAIA online

We wanted to let you know that BTMyDonate shuts down on 30 June 2019 and we won’t be able to take donations and payments through it anymore. 

However, we have made supporting CAIA easier and would like to introduce you to KINDLINK for future donations and membership payments. KINDLINK is an excellent platform, which is extremely easy to use. It will help us to raise funds in a transparent, efficient way.  If you make regular donations to CAIA please visit the following the links to set up.

Check out our profile here and you can donate easily here

Many thanks for supporting CAIA’s charitable aims which provides vital services to the most vulnerable and isolated sections of the community such as older/disabled people, newly arrived refugees/migrants, low-income families via our thriving community centre -Hayashen.

Coronavirus Notice


Our charity is working hard to respond to the changing situation around Coronavirus (COVID-19) related issues. We do our best to continue to provide our services for our members and the Armenian community at large and ask for your patience during this challenging time.

Our staff and volunteers are working hard to continue supporting you in the best way that we can, whilst also staying on top of reducing risk of spreading infection and supporting our colleague who may be more at risk.

However, due to the current situation and in the best interest of all of us, we had to make some changes to our normal services. Starting from Monday 16 March 2020, all our services including the face-to-face advice work, the Parents & Toddlers Group, the English classes, Library, the elders lunch club and the youth club are suspended until further notice.

We ask that anyone experiencing Coronavirus symptoms or having to self-isolate due to being exposed to someone with coronavirus, does not attend Hayashen until further notice and call NHS 111 for advice.

However, as we wish to support you as best as we can, our advice work continues by telephone, email and online. You may contact us on 020 89924621 or use our website ( to leave an enquiry or email us on

Please let us know what other forms of communication are available to you, such as Whatsapp, Viber, Messenger etc.

You can also follow us on social media

The main symptoms of Coronavirus are high fever, dry cough, shortness of breath, loss of or changes in your normal sense of smell or taste, but for full details, including Government guidelines and precautions you should take, please search for “Coronavirus” on the following Government and NHS websites.

If you have any questions, please do not hesitate to contact us. Thank you.

Misak Ohanian (CEO) & CAIA Board of Directors.           20 June 2020