Brophy Current News

HAMILTON’S Shanai Smith is the first recipient of the Southern Grampians Youth Award for her dedication to volunteering. Ms Smith has been volunteering at several different organisations...
By EVERARD HIMMELREICH March 13, 2014 A TEAM of 10 cyclists from Brophy Family & Youth Services is among the new teams to take on next month’s Murray to Moyne (M2M) long-distance cycle...
By EVERARD HIMMELREICH March 5, 2014 WHEN people start to use ice, “everything else goes out the window,” a Warrnambool youth worker says.   Peter Flanagan, from Brophy...
By PETER COLLINS  March 4, 2014   FAMILIES are torn apart, teenagers fear for their lives and law enforcement agencies are grappling with a new wave of criminals — all caused...
YUMCHA member Shaney Hernan presented a passionate speech at the Way Out - OUTthere Rural Youth Council Review in Kyneton.  As Co-Chair Shaney had a large input into this review and...


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.