Spreading the volunteer love!

What better way to share some love than National Volunteers Week? National Volunteer Week is a chance for all of us to celebrate and recognise the vital work of volunteers and to say thank you. Together, through volunteering, we are changing communities for the...

The Friday Feed is back!

The return of Brophy’s popular Friday Feed will give participants the chance to reconnect with friends over a free meal. The community program, which will re-start from May 27 after a two-year break due to COVID-19, will kick off at 10am and go through to 1pm....

‘Clear call to end discrimination’

  Brophy Family and Youth Services chief executive Francis Broekman says IDAHOBIT Day is a celebration of inclusion but also a “very clear call” to end LGBTQIA+ discrimination. Mr Broekman spoke as a rainbow flag was raised by Warrnambool City Council...

Brophy urges communities to take care

Brophy Family and Youth Services is encouraging south-west people affected by recent debate over transgender, gender diverse and non-binary inclusion to take extra care, swipe with caution online, and reach out to friends and supports. The transgender, gender diverse...

Practicing what WE preach

Every day in DARE the Youth Specialist AoD Program team challenge young people to try new things and get outside of their comfort zone, so Youth Specialist AoD Practitioner Peta Finnegan thought it might be time for the team to practice what they preach. ‘Getting...