Community Visitors Scheme (CVS)

The CVS arranges volunteer visits to older people to provide friendship and companionship. Visits are available to anyone receiving government-subsidised aged care services.

Learn about the scheme

Learn how the scheme works and who is involved.

Become a volunteer

Find out what's involved in becoming a volunteer.

Request a volunteer

Find out how to request a visit from a volunteer.

Resources

Community Visitors Scheme resources.

Latest resources

Latest resources

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Community Visitors Scheme (CVS) stories – Sarah and Betty

Sarah shares her experience as a Community Visitors Scheme volunteer and her friendship with Betty.
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Community Visitors Scheme (CVS) stories – Carlo and Germana

Carlo shares his experience as a Community Visitors Scheme volunteer and his friendship with Germana.
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Community Visitors Scheme (CVS) stories – Rahman and Hans

Rahman shares his experience as a Community Visitors Scheme volunteer of 30 years and opens up with Hans about their 17 year friendship.

Community Visitors Scheme (CVS) Flyer

The Community Visitors Scheme (CVS), is an initiative available to anyone receiving government-subsidised residential aged care or Home Care Packages, including people who are approved and on a waiting list for residential care or home care packages.
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