Kununurra PCYC

Easter fun across the State for PCYC kids

April 20, 2021 2:36 pm

  PCYC centres across the State were filled with Easter festivities this month. Here are just some of the ways we spread the Easter cheer.   The Easter Bunny visited Collie PCYC: The Easter bunny (aka Acting Officer in Charge Senior Sergeant Jeramy Davies and Aboriginal Police Cadet Seth Clarke)… Continue Reading

The difference a year makes

November 26, 2020 12:07 pm

One year since establishing a PCYC in Kununurra WA Police confirm youth crime has reduced by 60%. Whilst there are multiple contributing factors, there’s no doubt that providing children and young people with alternative options to engage in activities helps steer them away from criminal activity, often born out of… Continue Reading

United through football boots

October 27, 2020 3:26 pm

Credit: The West AFL football inspires and unites many young people and this is particularly the case in the Kimberley region which has produced many football heroes and role models. Former league player Brett Claudius was one of those role models. He played for Perth Football Club and helped develop… Continue Reading

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Safe trips home for Kununurra kids

August 31, 2020 12:22 pm

Kununurra PCYC is thrilled with its new 10-seater bus. Funded by the State Government, the bus is used to take local children and teenagers safely home each night. Now, instead of hanging out at skateparks until late at night, around 100 young people each week jump aboard the bus to… Continue Reading

Donations make a huge difference

August 31, 2020 12:16 pm

TYPO has generously donated piles of products for safeSPACE children and young people to enjoy and be creative with. PCYC Executive Manager Centres, Julie Gorman, said literally hundreds of dollars’ worth of stationery and related products has been donated. The items will be distributed equally among the 16 PCYC locations… Continue Reading

Kununurra kids give sports equipment new life

June 26, 2020 3:50 pm

Kununurra PCYC received a generous donation from Fair Game Sports Equipment Inc. of pre-loved sports equipment and runners to give to children in the local community. Jane Cartwright, Kununurra Centre Manager, said she was delighted to be able provide children and young people in the community with equipment to play… Continue Reading

Following the Rainbow Trail

April 9, 2020 10:00 am

Our Centre Managers have been busy ‘following the rainbow trail’ drawing rainbows on streets and footpaths to bring joy to passers-by and act as a message of hope in their local communities. Our staff join thousands of people across country in this heart-warming new trend. Jane Cartwright, Kununurra PCYC Manager,… Continue Reading

Skate park nights a hit in Kununurra

March 10, 2020 8:37 am

Skate Park nights with Kununurra PCYC and Kununurra Youth Policing Officers continue to be a hit with up to 75 young people attending each week. East Kimberley Police Inspector, Gary Lewis, who attends the sessions, (and doubles as a chef to feed those that arrive hungry), said it was heart-warming… Continue Reading

Kununurra PCYC down with the kids

January 16, 2020 11:30 am

Skate park nights, pool parties and discos have drawn in over 650 attendances from young people in the first two months of opening. Julie Gorman, Executive Manager, Centres, Camp & Outreach said “There aren’t many places in WA that need engaging activity options for young people more than Kununurra. It’s… Continue Reading

PCYC is coming to Kununurra

September 18, 2019 2:07 pm

Following the announcement of the $2m State Government funding for a PCYC location in Kununurra earlier this year, we are delighted to have appointed Jane Cartwright as new Centre Manager to drive the launch and running of the Centre. Jane brings extensive experience having managed the NSW PCYC Albury Centre… Continue Reading