Brophy Current News

By JONO PECH Aug. 25, 2015   BODY image issues have been broken down and explored at student seminars on eating disorders and self-esteem.   The Butterfly Foundation is this week...
By JONO PECH Aug. 23, 2015   THEY probably don’t realise it but thrifty shoppers and people donating to op shops could be helping save lives in Warrnambool.   As part of...
By JONO PECH Aug. 15, 2015   WITH a baby on the way and no permanent home, teenagers Jess Watson and Alec McLeod had almost nowhere to turn.   But after gaining accommodation at...
By JONO PECH Aug. 15, 2015   A HOUSING model that has tackled homeless problems in some communities should be adopted in Warrnambool, experts say.   Brophy Family and Youth...
By JONO PECH Aug. 15, 2015   THERE are hundreds of young Warrnambool residents like Tayla Johnson who have lived on the cusp of homelessness.   The 18-year-old knows she’s...
By JONO PECH Aug. 6, 2015   VOLUNTEERS began cooking up a storm on Thursday to make sure Kulcha Shift’s Friday Feed leaves no one hungry.   The eight-week pilot program,...
Thursday 06 August, 2015   Trainers from SYN will be holding a training weekend at Brophy in Timor Street Warrnambool this Saturday and Sunday from 11 til 4 both days.   The...
By JONO PECH Aug. 3, 2015   HEALTH experts are calling for government help to minimise the number of south-west young people addicted to illicit drugs.   The Great South Coast...
Brophy are pleased to launch 'Kulcha's Friday Feed' each Friday from 9 am - 1 pm @ 210 Timor Street, Warrnambool Providing a free late breakfast and/or lunchtime meal for community...
By Clare Quirk July 18, 2015   THE things that make Warrnambool people happy are pretty simple – it’s family, health and seeing others happy.   With the release of the...
By MATT NEAL May 19, 2015   GERBERAS, nail polish, and chalk rainbows helped spread a bit of colour around Warrnambool in the name of a good cause yesterday.   To mark...
By Clare Quirk July 9, 2015   WARRNAMBOOL’S Brophy Family and Youth Services has called for the roll-out of specialist Family Violence Courts across the state.   The...
By JARROD WOOLLEY & MATT NEAL July 4, 2015   SAME-SEX marriage would send a message of acceptance and equality to gay and lesbian youth, two Warrnambool social workers said....

Accreditation

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

Our mission is to provide community based services that promote a just society and improve the life circumstances for people who are vulnerable and disadvantaged, especially those who are experiencing homelessness, family violence, marginalisation or disconnectedness.
 

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.