At Xavier, we have been providing disability support to Brisbane children and young people and their families for over 70 years. Our range of multi-disciplinary services are designed to help children and young people with high support needs to live the best lives possible with their family. From occupational therapy, physiotherapy and speech therapy through to support workers, nursing and overnight respite at Xavier Place, we're here to help. 
We support children, young people and their and families throughout Brisbane and the greater Brisbane region including Ipswich, Logan and Moreton Bay Regional Council suburbs. Our sister organisation InFocus, specialises in NDIS Plan Management and Support Coordination to support participants of all ages on their NDIS journey. 


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Our Services

Support Workers

Short Term Accommodation


Occupational Therapy


Speech Therapy


Music Therapy

Equipment, Home and Vehicle Modifications

Community Therapy Clinics


Who we are

At Xavier, we have a long and proud history supporting Brisbane families of children with complex disability and related health needs. 

We help children and their families to live the best lives possible, as a family. We provide health supports such as nursing and allied health services through to supporting children in play and in their community giving them the opportunity to just be kids.

Our goal is to deliver the highest quality support and services to families who really need it. Families who are caring for children with complex disability and health needs, that require very tailored care.

Our multi-disciplinary team specialise in meeting these needs and have decades of experience to draw upon. We work with families throughout Brisbane the greater Brisbane region.

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Medications that are associated with swallowing and choking risks

Children and young people with disability are at risk from choking. Certain types of medication pose more of a risk that a child or young person may choke when taking them.

The 'F Words' of Child Development

The ‘F-words of childhood disability’ developed in 2011 by Dr Rosenbaum and Dr Gorter (researchers from CanChild) gives us 6 key areas of childhood development to help families and therapists understand how to set goals for their children that are meaningful and relate to activity and participation.

A Guide to Pressure Ulcer Prevention

Xavier’s nursing team provide a range of health services to support children and young people living with disabilities. Often children and young people with complex disability can experience issues with skin integrity which can cause the rapid development of pressure sores, injuries, or ulcers.

Supporting personal hygiene for children and young people with disability

General good hygiene not only helps us to stay healthy but it also helps us to feel good too as it boosts self-esteem and confidence. This is true for all, including children and young people with disability.


Welcome to Xavier Place, a welcoming home-away-from-home for respite, care and support for children and young adults with disability. Xavier Place is our new purpose built, 6 bed, short term accommodation in the Brisbane suburb of Yeerongpilly.

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