Meet the Team



Kathy Papadopoulos

Administration and Human Resources Officer

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 participant focused support

Joanne Williams

Support Coordinator in the North Melbourne region  

Joanne has worked at Encompass House for 5 years, and in the Disability sector for 14 years. Joanne has great experience working with people with complex care needs , homelessness. She uses her experience to source the right support for the participant so they can 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



Danielle Greene

Administration and Human Resource Officer

Eastern Suburbs

Danielle is the friendly voice you will hear when you call the Seaford office. Danielle'scaring nature makes her the perfect first point of call for the Seaford office. Danielle has also worked as a Support Worker and is currently completing her Cert IV in Disability. 

Joshua Warr

Support Coordinator in the East Melbourne region  

Joshua Started with Encompass House a little over two years ago and currently manages our Seaford office.  Joshua has over a decade experience In disability specific training and specialises in capacity building supports. Joshua really enjoys a challenge and is always up for helping participants



Mia Nicolaou

Support Coordinator for Western Melbourne

Mia has over five years experience in the disability sector and still enjoys getting out and doing the one on one support where possible she has a good understanding of the mental health space and specialises in supporting people through major crises

Andrea McNeil

Support Coordinator in the North Melbourne region  

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

Michelle Martin

Support Coordinator for Western Melbourne

Michelle has been in the industry for over 5 years. Michelle started as a support worker and have now moved into the Support Coordination role. Michelle has experience in Peg feeding, Epilepsy, Mental Health, and Manual Handling. With that, her certificates include Cert IV in disability, Midazolam, First aid and CPR. In her spare time, she loves to garden and maintain her house


Suzy Inglis

Support Coordinator in the East Melbourne Region

With over 5 years experience in one on one support Suzy is a very passionate support coordinator who strives to achieve the best possible outcomes for all her participants. She has an in depth understanding of autism and enjoys working with children


Sam Eliopoulos

Support Coordinator in the East Melbourne Region

Sam started with Encompass House in June this year and works at our Seaford office. Sam has over 6 years working in the disability sector as a Teacher, delivering Certificate 1 Work Education classes at Karingal, MediQuest Pty Ltd, Holmesglen Tafe & Melbourne Polytechnic. Sam is always looking to help and support his participants to improve their life and help them achieve their goals


Maree Harris

Support Coordinator South and Eastern Suburbs

Maree brings with her over 8 years’ experience in aged care, disability support and special education; more recently working in the psychosocial disability sector within NDIS transition, Partners In Recovery and NDIS support coordination roles



Nancy Waruiru

Support Coordinator in the North Melbourne Region  

Nancy has worked as the Administration Assistant at Encompass House for over a year and recently started Support Coordination. Her passion for helping and supporting participants work towards their goal can be traced back to her experience in aged care. Nancy also enjoys having a laugh and going to the theatre



Sandro Capocchi

Support Coordinator South and Eastern Suburbs

Sandro brings to his role 5 years of experience as a disability trainer. Sandro is also specialising in Mental Health. 

Sandro has a positive, can-do attitude and is always willing to go above and beyond for his participants. 



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

Collectively we have over 50 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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