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A project officer was put in place as a result of a partnership between South & East Belfast Health and Social Services Trust and the Chinese Welfare Assocation. – to identify needs and to increase access to services for older Chinese People in Belfast. 


The main aims of the outreach work are to 

  • Identify the health and social needs of the Chinese Elderly in Belfast. 
  • Liase with Health and social services to promote understanding and develop culturally appropriate services for Chinese Senior Citizens. 
  • Facilitate the Hoi Sum, Chinese Older People’s Group for a weekly luncheon club and other social activities. 
  • Provide health and social services and welfare information, advice and advocacy for Chinese Senior Citizens. 
  • Help further capacity building within the Chinese Community at local level, to enable the older people to be self-managing.

For more information about this service please contact:

Older People Development Officer
So Mei Vigo
1 Stranmillis Embankment
Tel. 028 90 288 277