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New program to combat family violence across south-west

New program to combat family violence across south-west

Brophy will support fathers to improve their relationships with their children and end controlling and abusive behaviour through the delivery of a new program.  The program, Caring Dads, has been rolled out in other parts of the state but will launch in the south-west...

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The Kindness Car is back for 2024!

The Kindness Car is back for 2024!

The Kindness Car with Warrnambool Toyota is back for 2024! Donations - winter warmers are appreciated - can be dropped off at the Warrnambool Toyota dealership reception at 1075 Raglan Parade, Warrnambool. From Monday 25th March through to Monday 15th April, we are...

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Julie’s Foster Care story

Julie’s Foster Care story

*Story originally featured on Fostering Connections. Julie is currently a staff member in the Home-Based Care team at Brophy. Julie was 15 years old when her parents became foster carers providing care to more than 100 children and young people in the Warrnambool...

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Five things to know about becoming a foster carer

Five things to know about becoming a foster carer

There has never been a better time to become a foster carer. More than 450 children each night in the south-west need a foster home. That's more than we have carers. If a home is unable to be found, children might need to move out of region - away from their friends,...

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Kinship Carer’s ‘rewarding’ experience

Kinship Carer’s ‘rewarding’ experience

Kinship Carer's “rewarding” experience Brophy Kinship Care Nicole Walker “wouldn't change (her role) for the world” and describes it as “so rewarding”. Nicole and her husband have cared for Montana, a nine-year-old girl, since she was three months old. “She's been...

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Brophy seeking directors to join board

Brophy seeking directors to join board

Brophy is seeking passionate, community-minded people to join its board of directors! Our ideal applicant has skills in one or more of building social advantage, finance, risk, quality and safety and governance and a desire to guide the organisation in delivering...

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IDAHOBIT Day an ‘out of this world’ success

IDAHOBIT Day an ‘out of this world’ success

The YUMCHA Hamilton crew and Southern Grampians Shire are proud to unveil a space-themed pride mural which celebrates LGBTQIA+ recognition in the region's community. The mural was unveiled on Wednesday as part of IDAHOBIT Day and was attended by Victorian Commissioner...

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Brophy celebrates National Volunteers Week!

Brophy celebrates National Volunteers Week!

Volunteers are vital to Brophy! They support the delivery of more than six of the agency's programs which help our community be the best they can be. So this week, and every week, we're saying thank you. Thank you. For all the work all of our volunteers do! National...

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Brophy stands in solidarity with the LGBTQIA+ community

Brophy stands in solidarity with the LGBTQIA+ community

Brophy stands firmly in solidarity with the LGBTQIA+ community, especially those who are non-binary, transgender and gender diverse. All young people deserve to feel safe, empowered and celebrated and to have their rights respected and upheld. We recognise that the...

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