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The Foyer

Foyer Warrnambool is a youth accommodation residence that provides opportunities for young people aged 16 to 25 years to engage in individual and group activities aimed at developing the skills necessary to build independence and stability.
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The Challenge

Young people are establishing themselves in life as independant adults, this requires a set of skills, which may not have been learned due to prior challenges. Education, Employment, Housing and Living Skills, Civic participation, Social connections, and Health and wellbeing skills are the cornerstone of creating the life that you want. The Foyer will bring all of this together with you .

The Solution

Young people can apply through the Brophy Intake service to be considered for the Foyer. Successful applicants are subject to a Rooming House Tenancy Lease through Barwon Child Youth and Families, and engage with a Youth Development Worker to collaborate and formulate goals based on individual talents, dreams and aspirations

The Foyer in a nutshell

A place to call home

You will live in your own unit, learning housing skills to prepare you for your own place one day soon.

Financial independence is possible

We’ll teach you how to manage your finances so that you can achieve your goals and manage independently.


Support all the way

You will be supported by Foyer mentors and peers to make the most of the oppertunity to get ahead. 


Career pathway

Education is a key component to gaining adult independence for life. We’ll look at your goals and find pathways.

I called Brophy and explained my housing situation, I met with the engagement and intake worker and we worked out that the Foyer would be a soultion for me. I have been a resident for eight months and am starting to plan my exit into independant living. I’ve learned SO MUCH! And it’s been a safe and stable place to regroup at.


Resident, The Foyer

The Foyer is home to up to 16 young people who have required to access it as an alternative housing source due to a variety of reason. Foyer residents have secure, affordable accommodation at the Foyer, but they are all part of the wider Foyer community, many aspects of living at the Foyer incorporate navigating communal living, so that brings a sense of connectedness.

More information

For more information on the Foyer please contact us on 03 5561 8888. And intake team member will be able to help.