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It’s Play School!

September 26, 2019 9:06 am

Over 500 children, parents and grandparents packed into Fremantle PCYC to share in the wonderful experience of the ABC’s Play School live performance of ‘Humpty’s Showtime’. Play School Live in Concert tours nationally, and Fremantle PCYC has been lucky to host the concert for two years in a row. All… Continue Reading

Collie PCYC keeps kids tummies full

September 22, 2019 12:15 pm

Collie PCYC kitchen has received a much-needed upgrade thanks to our supporter, Wespine. The Wespine Community Grant has seen a commercial-sized oven, basin and wall unit installed at the Collie PCYC Centre which will enable staff to provide meals for children and young people participating in the safeSPACE Program. Collie… 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

Police Rangers rally for an action-packed weekend

September 12, 2019 9:10 am

The Police Rangers ‘Ranger Rally’ kicked off this month in the South-West, with ten Police Rangers from the Bunbury and Collie PCYC spending an action-packed weekend at the Manjedal Activity Centre. The annual event sees Police Ranger groups from around the state come together to take part in team games… Continue Reading

Gosnells shake it up!

August 29, 2019 10:11 am

Once a month, Gosnells PCYC welcomes a group of up to 15 adults living with disability to participate in the Tru Kolors Twist and Shout dance program. Identifying the need for more programs for people living with disability in the Gosnells area, PCYC Centre Manager Alan Elliot said it was… Continue Reading

A partnership with a purpose

August 25, 2019 12:21 pm

Rockingham PCYC has partnered with Reclink Australia and APM Communities to deliver Hoop Stars, a unique All Abilities Basketball Program for people living with disability. The 10-week socially inclusive program for people aged 16 years and over provides an opportunity for participants to get involved in fun and healthy sport… Continue Reading

Geraldton’s song-writers nurtured

August 25, 2019 12:04 pm

Musical talent is being nurtured at Geraldton PCYC, as part of the Midwest Music Development program. Young people aged 12-25 took part in introductory song-writing sessions that focused on situational awareness and encouraged creative development and artistic originality. The program is delivered by music-industry professionals and mentors, who work to… Continue Reading

Gosnells kids determined to help out

August 20, 2019 11:57 am

When the team at Gosnells PCYC heard about a local girl, who lives with disability, having her custom-made bike stolen, they were determined to help out. The young people participating in Gosnells PCYC’s Full Throttle bike rebuilding program immediately swung into action, restoring a trike to replace the stolen one.… Continue Reading

Albany PCYC Centre Manager receives top honour

August 20, 2019 11:38 am

We’re proud to say Terry Eaton, our Albany PCYC Centre Manager, has received the Honorary Freeman of the City title – the most prestigious award a council can grant a resident. Mr Eaton has been recognised for his exceptional service to the local community and for his dedication to helping… Continue Reading

Keeping children safe in the Pilbara

August 20, 2019 11:30 am

WA PCYC was proud to run a free two-day Protective Behaviours workshop at Roebourne PCYC that was funded by Regional Development Australia (RDA) Pilbara through the West Pilbara Communities for Children Initiative. This workshop was delivered by WA Child Protection Society and was attended by participants from organisations that work… Continue Reading