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Lutwyche (North Brisbane)

Our Lutwyche House, commonly known as “Coolibah’ is a large two storey home situated in a quiet street in Brisbane’s Northern Suburbs.  The home offers large comfortable rooms, multiple living spaces and a large outdoor deck with garden to catch some sun and fresh air.

Our Lutwyche Arafmi House allows people living with a psychosocial disability to experience time away from home in a safe, relaxing and supportive environment with staff on hand throughout the stay to ensure all individual needs are met.

Arafmi Coolibah House-Outside Balcony
  • 5 Comfortable & Private Bedrooms
  • Access to Foxtel, Streaming Services, DVDs and Entertainment
  • Freshly Prepared Lunch and Evening Meals
  • Modern Bathrooms and Kitchen
  • Recreational Areas for crafting, video gaming and playing pool!
  • Large outdoor deck and barbecue area to relax or enjoy socialising
  • Close to public transport and local shopping centre

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  • Who is the short-term accommodation for?

    Arafmi is a registered NDIS provider and offers a range of accommodation options and support for people with a psychosocial disability, situated across South East Queensland. We allow NDIS participants who have access to core funding to experience time away from home in a safe, relaxing and supportive environment.
  • How flexible is the accommodation?

    Our flexible accommodation allows NDIS participants to stay for a day, overnight, a weekend, a week-long holiday or longer, or simply a few hours break each week. For longer term arrangements, speak to our team about Supported Independent Living which may be included in your NDIS plan.
  • What are the bedrooms like?

    Each of our generously sized guest bedrooms are private, comfortable and uniquely decorated.
  • What are the shared spaces like?

    Guests have access to our multiple entertainment areas throughout the property, whether they choose to unwind and enjoy movies or a spot of gaming in the lounge, socialise with other guests, have a game of pool or simply sit back and relax in our outdoor area. We also have a large kitchen and dining area, craft spaces and more.
  • Is there assistance with meal preparation?

    We freshly prepare evening meals and lunches for guests staying at our houses. Our meals are prepared with care and skill by our talented staff, using high quality and locally sourced ingredients. All meals (except for treats and desserts) are nutritionally balanced to meet guests’ needs.

Things To do

Take a day trip to Nudgee Beach, Sandgate, Shorncliffe or Redcliffe peninsula with our staff. Take a short walk to enjoy the newly renovated Lutwyche shopping centre, local op shops and cafes. Access to the Kedron Brook is close by with walkways and access to many local parks, for those that enjoy a long walk or to ride their bike. Public Transport is available at the end of the street with a short bus trip to the attractions of Brisbane City and South Bank Cultural Precinct. Brisbane City hosts regular free events that our staff can help you find. If you’re in the mood to shop, the nearby Chermside Westfield (accessible by public transport) offers hundreds of specialty shops, large department stores, cinemas and a range of restaurants and cafes. Feel like putting your feet up? We have plenty of space at the house for you to read a book, watch tv, socialise with new friends or our support workers or soak up some sun on the back deck.
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