Brophy Current News

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....
Click here for entry forms The Rotary Club of Warrnambool and Brophy Family and Youth Services are pleased to launch this year’s ‘Father of the...
The fantastic partnership between headspace and the Melbourne international Comedy Festival is bringing two free workshops to Warrnambool this month for 12-25 year olds.   Class Clowns 12....
By MATT NEAL June 13, 2015   HOMELESS people in Warrnambool could be getting an extra bit of warmth this winter thanks to an enterprising group of grade 6 pupils from Merrivale Primary...
Because you asked for it!! NEW “Tell us what you think” feedback boxes, forms and reply paid envelopes are now available at all Brophy sites to enable anonymous feedback.  We...
Thank you for your commitment to the Safe and Welcome Place project.  This project has been created by the YUMCHA ‘A little bit of everything’ diversity group.  ...
By JARROD WOOLLEY May 25, 2015   A NEW program is helping young people find jobs and build career pathways. Brophy Family and Youth Service’s Mentoring 2 Work Program has been...


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.