Encircle supports the neighbouring community of Redcliffe by providing a range of support services and activities from our Lamington Drive site.

The services provided by the Redcliffe centre include

Family Support provides assistance to parents and children who are trying to cope within a family environment.

Family Therapy providing counselling to kids (aged 8 and over), parents and families who are dealing with relationship or family issues.

Intake and Response – General support, free food parcels, referrals, community information and volunteering opportunities.

Community Development – Works is collectively with other networks in the Redcliffe Community to bring about social change. 

Family & Relationship Counselling – For individuals, children, couples and families.

Specialised Family Violence Counselling – For Families who are being affected by Domestic and Family Violence.

Older Persons Action Program – Offers Bus trips, Morning Teas, Community transport and social inclusion for our senior members in the community.

Seniors Client Support – one on one client support for seniors 60 and over who live in Redcliffe, Rothwell, North Lakes/Mango Hill, who are experiencing or at risk of experiencing social isolation.

Homestay – Early Intervention, Tenancy Sustainment Support Service. Case support is a partnership between the client and a case worker. Ongoing support will be provided to assist clients to address the underlying issues putting a tenancy at risk.

Support includes provision of advocacy, referrals to specialised services, assistance with household budgeting, developing and enhancing life skills, educating about tenancy rights and responsibilities.

Crafty Chicks – Enjoy a fun morning of crafts, idea sharing and learning.

Rammekins – Socialise and relax with a afternoon of ramekins.


1 Lamington Drive, Redcliffe, Qld 4020

Encircle Redcliffe is open Monday to Friday – 9:00AM-3:00PM

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Domestic and Family Violence involves the use of force, threats and/or intimidation by one party in a relationship to control and manipulate another.

Our program offers trauma informed counselling support to individuals and/or families affected by Domestic & Family Violence. This includes children who witness or directly experience family violence.

The services we provide are

  • Counselling
  • Information and Referral
  • Education and Skill Training

After hours appointments are available on request.


Counseling sessions are usually of one hour duration and the cost is:

  • $30 per session or
  • $10 per session with healthcare card
  • Cost is always negotiable and payment is not a condition of attendance

Come to the Redcliffe Encircle Playgroup and:

  • Make friends with people who live in the same neighbourhood
  • Help your child become socially, emotionally and developmentally ready for kindergarten and school
  • Connect with local health and community services
  • but most importantly – have fun!

Where 1 Lamington Drive, Redcliffe

When Wednesdays at 9:30-11:30AM

For more information call 1800 171 882 or visit www.playgroupqld.com.au

The Family Support Program is a free service for parents/caregivers of children under the age of 18 and living at home.

The Family Support Program at Encircle Redcliffe provides support to those families living on the Redcliffe Peninsula.The aim of Family Support is to work in collaboration with each family member to strengthen the capacity of families to meet the challenges they face at different times in their lives.

The program assists family members to access supports in the community and develop strategies to enhance family functioning and improve relationships.

Family support can assist you and your family to:

  • Improve relationships and family connection
  • Build Resilience
  • Develop coping strategies
  • Enhance parenting skills and develop routines
  • Understand children’s development stages and their needs
  • Access and navigate government and non-government agencies
  • Increase awareness of other local community supports

The Family Support worker is a qualified Social Worker who can visit you and your family at home for up to 3 months with regular weekly visits of 1-2 hours, depending on the needs of the family.

Encircle is a Family Relationship Service Provider. Specialist Counseling for families and couples is available by appointment during business hours and after hours by appointment only.

This service is delivered by a qualified, accredited and experienced Family Therapist.Some examples where Counseling might be helpful include:

  • Pre-marriage
  • Establishing a relationship
  • Relationship enhancement/maintenance
  • Relationship breakdown
  • Post separation parenting plans
  • Re-partnering
  • Step-parenting
  • Family formation
  • Family maintenance/enhancement
  • Blended families
  • Family separation

Family therapy offers an opportunity for individuals, couples and families to work in a collaborative, supportive, non-judgmental environment, to sort through some of life’s challenges. At times workshops are run throughout the year. Please enquire with reception regarding these groups.

  • $30 per session or
  • $10 per session with healthcare card
  • Cost is always negotiable and payment is not a condition of attendance

Old Persons Action Program (OPAP) offers a broad range of support services and social activities for seniors living in the Redcliffe Peninsula, Deception Bay, Mango Hill and North Lakes areas.

We aim to reduce social isolation by providing programs and activities which cover a broad range of interests.

We can offer support with

  • Attending medical, hospital and specialist appointments.
  • Visiting with family and friends when separated by distance and/or lack of transport.
  • Support when attending social and community activities, sport venues such as golf, bowls and movies.
  • Assisting with shopping.
  • Walking for exercise and mental health.
  • Small group outings.
  • Assistance to attend legal appointments.

We can also provide information, advocacy and referrals for local residents aged 50 years and over and not in paid employment.

Additional Information

Methods of referral:

  • self
  • family
  • external
  • agencies and
  • internal referral pathways

This is a one on one support service available to Seniors aged 60 and over including Indigenous Australians aged 50 and over.
Please note this is not a domestic, personal care or nursing service.

If you are a Senior and feel you may require support to access appointments or activities, or you may just want a little information, please call us on 3284 3081 Monday to Thursdays between 9.00am and 3.00pm. Or fill out the contact form at the bottom of this page.

Enquire here

    External services that compliment our services on site

    ARAFMI Mental Health Support Group – Every third Friday of the month

    Alcohol Anonymous Support Group – please contact Encircle Redcliffe for more information

    Suicide Prevention Program (Mental Illness Fellowship Queensland) – Referrals needed please contact Encircle Redcliffe

    External services - offsite

    Sexual Abuse Counselling (Laurel Place) – Referrals needed, please contact Encircle Redcliffe

    Sandcastles Young Parents Program (Redcliffe) – Referrals needed, please contact Encircle Redcliffe