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Brophy Family & Youth Services

Brophy Family & Youth Services


Brophy Family & Youth Services Inc. was established in Warrnambool in 1974. Their vision is to strengthen the capacity of youth, enrich the lives of individuals and families, and build connections in communities throughout South West Victoria.

More than 1000 young people throughout South West Victoria are supported to develop self esteem, confidence and reconnection with local community.   This assistance, delivered across a wide range of services, enables positive outcomes for individuals, carers and families.

Brophy helps more than 400 homeless youth in the region, as well as another 650 young people experiencing issues at home and school. This support assists breaking the poverty and homelessness cycle.

Brophy Family & Youth Services provides a comprehensive range of services including:

  • Family Services - Foster Care, Child First, Family Services, Family Violence Counselling, Men's Behaviour Change, Adolescent Support, Kinship Care
  • Education & Enterprise - Kulcha Shift Activities and Events, Transition to work, School/education outreach
  • Housing services - crisis accommodation, transitions to independence
  • Accommodation and Support Services: Youth Justice, Transitional housing support, Foyer Warrnambool 
  • Health services - Headspace, mental health, life skills, sexual diversity

Last year, Brophy provided:

143 young people with access to education and work pathways 7,400 nights of housing for vulnerable youth 95 children and young people with stable homes through Foster Care.  38 young people and their families were provided mediation support through the Reconciliation and Mediation program. 

A donation of just $140 annually can help to provide:

  • 260 Homeless Care Kits (Towel, soap, deodorant, razor)
  • 80 young people back to school (fees, books, school uniforms)

With your support Brophy Family & Youth Services hope to do much more in 2017.

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Contact Details

210 Timor Street

Are donations tax deductible?


Will I receive a receipt for my donation?

Yes, as soon as your donation is processed.