Meet the team


Kathy Papadopoulos

Administration and Human Resources Officer at Encompass House. Kathy has over 6 years experience in the disability sector. Her compassionate nature and eye for detail means she can source the most reliable and suitable staff for Encompass House to continue our vision of providing honest, empathetic and flexible client focused support. 

Joanne Williams

Support Coordinator for North/East Melbourne. Joanne has worked at Encompass House for 5 years, and in the disability sector for 13 years. Joanne has great experience working with people with complex care needs , and uses her experience to assist participants at Encompass House to reach their full potential. 

Gail Abbott

Founder and Director of Encompass House and Support Coordinator for the Southern/ Peninsula , Gail has worked extremely hard to break down the barriers that people with a disability face in their everyday lives. Gail has over 20 years experience, advocating and supporting families and individuals living with disabilities and mental health.



Mia Nicolaou

Support Coordinator for Western Melbourne. Mia has worked at Encompass House for 5 years, and has extensive experience with mental health and disabilities. Mia believes individuals with a disabilities, when given the right support, can live a full and independent life. 

Andrea McNeil

Support Coordinator for North/East Melbourne. Andrea has worked at Encompass House for 3 years, and in the disability sector for 4 years. Andrea has a strong commitment to providing quality care so that people with disabilities can live with maximum dignity, comfort and independence. 

The team at Encompass House are here to provide you a high quality service

Collectively we have over 30 years of extensive industry experience and qualifications in supporting, advocating and promoting person centred support.

Encompass House prides itself on being Participant Focused, Participant Directed and flexible to achieve Participant Outcomes.


104 Sydney Road, Coburg, 3058

Tram 19, Stop 30

Phone: 03 9383 3222



2/36 Heversham Drive, Seaford, 3198

Phone: 03 9776 9641

Office Hours

Open 5 days a week:

Monday-Friday  9am-5pm




ABN 97 165 568 758

NDIS Provider Number 4050005694

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