Family Support & Social Groups
Asperger's Parents/Guardians/Carers Gold Coast Support Group
Asperger Services Australia
Support for parents, carers, families, individuals, service providers and professionals.
Includes a Youth Support Group & Adult Support Group.
PO Box 159 Virginia QLD 4034
Ayr ASD Support Group
P. 07 4782 1123
PO Box 140 Home Hill QLD 4806
Brisbane North Region ASD Carer Support Group
Meets first Wednesday of every month at The Corso, North Lakes.
P. 07 3624 1700
Brisbane's West Autism Network
A closed Facebook group for Carers, families of children and adults with autism living in Brisbane’s West. We have regular dinners, coffee catch-ups and Park Play events for our group.
Bowen ASD Support Group
Meet first Saturday of every month @ Cooinda Family Centre, 20 Williams Street.
P. 07 4785 2812 or 0408 159 502
PO Box 469, Bowen QLD 4805.
Cairns Special Needs Community
A closed Facebook group for families and carers to connect with Autism and other Special Needs Families.
Cairns Peer Support Group for Adults
A group for adults with autism living in the Cairns region.
Central Highlands ASD Parent Support Group
Meet last Friday of the month 10.30 am at Borilla Kindergarten, Cnr Borilla & Loch Streets, Emerald.
P. 07 4982 4734
PO Box 1564, Emerald QLD 4720
Gailes ASD Support Group
For parents/guardians of children on the autism spectrum. This group is run by parents for parents.
Meets every second Wednesday during school terms.
Gailes Community House, 30 Karina Street, Gailes, 12.30pm-1.30pm.
P. 3879 3004
Gold Coast ASD Support Group
Meet first Wednesday of the month 10am–12pm and 3rd Wednesday of the month 7pm- 9pm (except school holidays).
PO Box 2272, Burleigh Heads QLD 4220
Hervey Bay Parents Supporting Parents
A networking group for parents of medically ill or children with disability requiring ongoing care or treatment living in the Hervey Bay region.
Meets fortnightly (commencing 11/01/2017). Community Centre, 22 Charles Street, Pialba, 9am-11am.
Ipswich ASD Support Group
Meet every second Friday 9.30- 11.45am @ Cr Bruce Casos office (Ipswich City Council), Shop 2, 38 South Station Road Booval.
P. 0419 744 701
PO Box 39, Ipswich QLD 4305
Mackay Autism Support Group
Meet third Tuesday every month (during school terms)
P. 07 4816 9222
Maryborough ASD Support Group
Daytime group: 9.30am-11am, third Thursday of each month (children welcome at this group)
Evening group: 7.30pm-9.00pm, first Thursday of each month.
Group meets at the Oasis Room, Maryborough Baptist Church, 168 Fort St, Maryborough.
P. 0407 644590
Moreton Bay Region Autism Support Group
A closed Facebook group for Carers, families of children, and adults with autism living in Caboolture, Redcliffe, Pine Rivers and surrounds.
Out & About Art
Brisbane-based group offering free art activities for older kids and teenagers with social challenges, special needs or anyone who enjoys getting outdoors and being creative together.
South Burnett Autism Support Group
South Burnett Autism Support Group - Aspie's Group (adolescents & adults)
Meets for outings once per month. Times and activities vary so bookings are essential.
P. 07 4163 5060
NB. the information on this page is provided to Autism Queensland by the individual Support Groups.