Russell Island Respite

 “The Russell Island Respite Retreat!” is run by highly skilled staff and volunteers for young people to get out and enjoy the great outdoors.

With 24/7 support in the home, your child’s safety is guaranteed. 

What to expect

Our Experience

All My Healthy Mind staff are trained and experienced working with a wide range of clients. These clients range from young children to adults. and include:

  • People with disabilities - ODD, ADHD, ASD, Anxiety, Depression, Aspergers,  
  • People with behavioural issues - behavioural therapy.
  • People with social anxiety
  • Troubled teens who need mentoring and guidance.

You can expect your child to be taken care of, and to be kept under 24 hour supervision. During their stay, clients will be treated fairly, and will leave our progeam with skills to help them through life.


Pricing for the Russell Island Respite Centre is based on the needs of our clients, our client to staff ratio and the time our clients will be staying with us. 

Call us on 1300 376 399 for more information

What Does Our Short-Term Respite Offers?

• A fun, engaging and rewarding experience

• The opportunity to meet new people

• Respite and peace of mind for carers

• A safe environment that meets all your child’s needs

• Behaviour Therapy Options

• Project Based Respite

Activities Include


Skill Building




Skill Building



Skill Building

Skill Building

Skill Building



Independent Living Skills

Skill Building


Independent Living Skills

Independent Living Skills

Independent Living Skills


Other activities are available upon request..

Independent Living Skills

Independent Living Skills



Our Location

The beautiful Russell Island in Redland City is the biggest of the Southern Moreton Bay Islands, 

Redland Bay Marina is an hours drive from both the Gold Coast and Ipswich, and a short 40  minute drive from central Brisbane. Russell island is easily accessible by ferry.

Our respite home is a spacious house, surrounded by nature. The Russell island Respite House is only a short drive to the beach, swimming pool and other Island activities.


Single and shared rooms available. Shared rooms are for siblings if requested.


Transport is available, if required, from My Healthy Mind staff. Airport collection is also available for clients who fly into the Gold Coast (OOL) or Brisbane Airport 


Ready to Book In?

Step 1: Contact My Healthy Mind to discuss your needs and pricing.

Step 2: Use the Online Appointments section below, select Respite Services, and BOOK IN for each DAY you would like your child to attend Respite.

Step 3: Complete the Client Information Form , ensuring you provide as much information as possible. This will assist us while caring for your child. Additional forms will need to be completed once booking is confirmed.