Cathay Community Visitor Scheme

The Community Visitor Scheme (CVS) is a national programme funded by the Australian Government.  The CVS aims to enrich the quality of life of older person who may be socially isolated or lonely.

The Cathay Community Association Inc. currently incorporates the Scheme in Brisbane South area.  Cathay Community Association recruits Community Visitors as volunteers to provide individual visiting service to build friendship and companionship with an older Chinese background person living at home with limited family contact who may benefit from social interaction to diminish loneliness and isolation.