Brophy Current News

ABC Radio Lily Partland interviews four young people who have been participants in the Youth Connections Program which has assisted them to achieve their goals of education and/or employment. Thank...
Brophy Family and Youth Services in partnership with Warrnambool Rotary Club announce 2014 ‘Warrnambool Rotary Club - Father of the Year’ competition.  Entry Forms available:...
By SEAN McCOMISH May 17, 2014   A LIFE-changing program that has helped a thousand vulnerable young people in the south-west find work and training will be dumped by the Abbott government...
By SEAN McCOMISH May 17, 2014   IT’S been less than a week since someone hurled homophobic abuse at Shane Hernan — but the south-west gay rights advocate insists progress has...
By Sean McComish May 22, 2014   ST John’s Primary School, Dennington, may have been the safest place to be for the government to hide from the budget backlash yesterday. ...


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.