Brophy Current News

By JONO PECH Jan. 5, 2016   UNEMPLOYMENT rates in Warrnambool have reached a 20-year low, according to the latest government data.   The Department of Employment’s new...
By MATT NEAL Jan. 4, 2016   A CAMPAIGN to create 100 jobs in 100 days across the south-west is on target to succeed.   The partnership between South West TAFE, Westvic Staffing...
Dec. 11, 2015   The Communities That Care (CTC) youth survey has highlighted a number of issues facing adolescents across the south-west. Each week RACHAEL HOULIHAN will explore these...
Dec. 5, 2015   The Communities That Care (CTC) youth survey has highlighted a number of issues facing adolescents across the south-west. Each week RACHAEL HOULIHAN will explore these...
By RACHAEL HOULIHAN Nov. 27, 2015   The Communities That Care (CTC) youth survey has highlighted a number of issues facing adolescents across the south-west. Each week RACHAEL HOULIHAN...
By RACHAEL HOULIHAN Dec. 16, 2015   Youth United Making Change Against Homophobic Attitudes (YUMCHA) has been granted a $10,000 Yuletide bonus.   The state government funding was...
By KATE ZWAGERMAN Nov. 10, 2015   Trees wrapped in white along Warrnambool’s Liebig Street are providing a visible reminder of an often hidden issue.   The city’s...
By CLARE QUIRK Nov. 19, 2013   WHITE ribbons on trees at the Civic Green have a simple message for the community it's time for men to man up when it comes to violence against women...
By RACHAEL HOULIHAN Nov. 25, 2015   WHITE ribbons are covering 25 Norfolk Island pine trees on Liebig Street in Warrnambool as part of Wednesday’s White Ribbon Day campaign to end...
By Rachael Houlihan Sept. 30, 2015   The Communities That Care Warrnambool survey found the most prevalent risk factor influencing outcomes for young people is low commitment to school....
Nov. 20, 2015   The Communities That Care (CTC) youth survey has highlighted a number of issues facing adolescents in Warrnambool. Each week RACHAEL HOULIHAN will explore these problems...
Dec. 18, 2015   The Communities That Care (CTC) youth survey has highlighted a number of issues facing adolescents across the south-west. Each week RACHAEL HOULIHAN will explore these...

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.