The Developing Foundation was established in 1978 by families seeking appropriate treatment for a loved one with brain injury or developmental disability.


Ablecare                (07) 3355 7979
Rehabiliation and support services

Ashling Kara Leigh               (07) 3287 1778
272 Logan Street, Egalby
Centre-based respite for 0-25 year olds
Must be registered with DSQ and in
catchment area.

Autism Qld                (07) 3273 0000

BestLife Inc.               0459 707 850
Provides families with high quality out of home experiences (respite).

Bluecare                (07) 3377 3377
HAC funded
Respite 4 hours pw HAC
Inhome services 90 minutes pw

CARS (Community                (07) 3855 9266
Access Respite Services - Northside) 
In home respite up to 64 years of age

Cerebral Palsy League               (07) 3358 8160 /general/contact/southregion
Adult Therapy and Social Work Services

Cerebral Palsy League Day Services
Fig Tree Pocket              (07) 3378 0229

Redcliffe               (07) 3284 6787

CODA South                (07) 3393 0766
Provides in-home respite to adults who live at
home with a carer

C.H.A.R.M.                (07) 3375 1333
In-home respite for people up to 65 years
In the Brisbane south/west area

Commonwealth Carer Respite Centre                       (07) 3274 3655
Inhome and Centre based respite
Emergency respite services
Nundah               (07) 3256 8033
Caboolture          (07) 5498 3315

HELP Enterprises (part of ROTARY)
HELP operate from 7 sites in the greater Brisbane
area employing a fully integrated workforce of nearly
200 disabled and able-bodied people in a variety of
industries.  They also provide vocational training, job
placement and life skills training. 

Home and Community Care (HACC)                1800 052 222
Provide in-home and centre based respite,
home maintenance/modification, nursing,
domestic assistance, personal care, food services
and social support to the frail aged and people with
moderate to sever disabilities.  Also provide some
services to carers.  There is usually a small fee,
however consideration is given to people with
limited finances.

Insight Disability Services Pty Ltd              (07) 3203 0833
317 Deception Bay Rd Deception Bay
In home and centre based activities
18 yrs + for respite; 10 yrs + for centre based
Activities and community access

Lifeline Community Care Qld    
Brisbane North Lifestyle Support Services           (07) 3266 3544
1149 Sandgate Rd Nundah

Shared Care and Family Support Services           (07) 3876 4044
50 Lorward Ave Bardon

Mamre                 (07) 3857 5133 

Multicap                (07) 3341 6644
269 Padstow Road Eight Mile Plains

Real Community Services              (07) 3715 7977
8/49 Jijaws Street, Sumner Park
Labour hire organisation throughout Brisbane
Inhome respite/support, personal hygiene,
community access

St Lukes Easy Access                 1300 785 853
Referrals from Spiritus Care Services.              (07) 3421 2826
Community care; comprehensive nursing
and allied healthcare; respite care, exercise,
art therapy, social outings.

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