Brophy Current News

By MARY ALEXANDER Nov. 15, 2014   In less than 43 years — including only two in Warrnambool — Father Tom Brophy left an enduring legacy.   Not only does his name live...
Nov. 8, 2014   A NEW book detailing the life of a former Warrnambool priest who encouraged the community to look after troubled young men will be released on November 19.   The...
This years event will include the launch of a new book detailing the the history of Brophy House and the work done by Father Tom Brophy and the local community who continue to support us in...
By RACHAEL HOULIHAN Oct. 30, 2014   BROPHY Family and Youth Services are helping two South West TAFE students to get ahead with their studies, rewarding them with handy scholarships....
By SEAN McCOMISH Oct. 25, 2014   FROM radio shows to drag shows — it’s been a good year for Kulcha Shift. And they’re not the only ones to have noticed. The group claimed...
By BEN FRASER Oct. 22, 2014 Brophy Family and Youth Services has officially opened a new backyard and garden project at its Portland office, with the help of United Way Glenelg's No...
We are thrilled to announce that Kulcha Shift are WINNERS of the 2014 READYS Youth Services Awards - Community Organisation Category!   A huge THANK YOU!! to our amazing youth volunteers...


Brophy Family & Youth Services Inc. is an accredited service with the Quality Improvement Council, Dec 2009
Brophy adopts a continuous quality improvement approach across all areas of service delivery which will improve performance standards and strengthen service outcomes for client’s staff and volunteers.

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Welcome to Brophy Family and Youth Services

Brophy Family & Youth Services is the primary provider for youth services in South West Victoria.  Brophy originated in 1974 with its beginnings in hostel accommodation for homeless youth.  Over the years it has developed a comprehensive range of services for the homeless, young people and families.

The agency provides regional services to Portland, Hamilton, Camperdown and Warrnambool through its outreach programs.  Its main office is located in Warrnambool with sub-regional offices situated in Hamilton and Portland.

Our Vision

We will strengthen the capacity of youth, enrich the lives of individuals and families, and build the connections in our communities throughout South West Victoria.

Our Mission

To deliver directly, or through partnerships, community services which promote a just society and improve life choices for people in the areas of:

  • Accommodation

  • Employment and Enterprise

  • Education and Training

  • Health and Welfare

Our Values

  • Social Justice

Promoting justice, social fairness and human rights.

  • Professionalism

Practicing in an ethical, respectful and inclusive manner.

  • Empowerment

Strengthening and enabling individual and community decision-making.

  • Responsiveness

Responding in a timely, engaging and respectful manner.

  • Partnership

Striving for shared connections to create better client outcomes.