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PCYC response to the Coronavirus (COVID-19)

March 31, 2020 10:00 am

The health and well-being of our staff, volunteers and people that visit our Centres is our priority. To ensure we protect our people and reduce the risk of the Coronavirus spreading in the community, PCYC Centres have temporarily closed, effective 12.00pm on Monday 23rd March 2020. Today’s scheduled Out of… Continue Reading

Susan scoops $20,000

March 31, 2020 8:33 am

Congratulations to Susan, our latest Big Change Raffle winner who took home $20,000. Regional Manager, Francine Bayet, presented Susan with the winning cheque at Rockingham PCYC. Susan chose to take the cash over a VW Volkswagen, saying “the win couldn’t have come at a better time”. The Grand prize in… Continue Reading

Northam PCYC Stryka Fight Team rack up medals

March 20, 2020 8:38 am

Northam PCYC STRYKA Fight Team success continues in 2020 with the team collecting two special bout trophies and five State medals in the WA State 2020 Autumn Novice Boxing championships held in Fremantle this month. Centre Manager, Jane Atterby, assisted STRYKA coaches Fi and Guy Mead, with all three expressing… Continue Reading

Pathways for success at Bunbury PCYC

March 15, 2020 8:35 am

Nothing fills our hearts more than seeing young people graduate from our accredited Learning and Development courses! Last month, twelve young people graduated from the Bunbury PCYC Certificate I in Leadership course, with one gaining employment, four starting apprenticeships, six pursuing further training and one returning to school. Bunbury PCYC… 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

Shooting hoops at Broome PCYC

March 10, 2020 8:35 am

Over 120 young basketballers aged 9-17 participated in 3×3 basketball development sessions, drills and games at Broome PCYC. Sessions were tailored to suit all levels of ability, and officiated by the local basketball team players and coaches. Centre Manager Annie Dann said it was great to see young people of… Continue Reading

Kensington kids good eggs

March 3, 2020 8:36 am

Kensington PCYC students swapped the classroom for the streets to help locals clean up the mess left behind after one of the most severe storms hit Perth in almost a decade. Students participating in the Certificate I in Automotive Vocational Preparation course helped mop up the damage by removing branches… Continue Reading

Trip of a lifetime!

March 2, 2020 8:33 am

Twenty regional Police Rangers got a taste of city cop life when they headed to Perth on a four-day tour. PCYC Albany Police Rangers enjoyed touring the Police facilities at Midland and Maylands and watched demonstrations from specialist units including the Police Tactical Response Group (TRG), Dog Squad (K9) and… Continue Reading

Architect appointed for renovation of North-West Centres

March 1, 2020 8:38 am

ADC Projects has been appointed as the architect for the expansion of Carnarvon PCYC and the refurbishment of Broome PCYC, through $2.3m in State Government funding. $1m will be spent on the expansion of Carnarvon PCYC which will see centre operations relocate to the former premise of the Carnarvon Senior… Continue Reading

Teenagers safe on the road thanks to PCYC

February 25, 2020 11:58 am

Sean, Dathan and Cyrus pass their learners test thanks to the PCYC Drive to the Future Program. In regional towns like Broome, the only way to get to work is by car. So being able to drive is crucial to gaining independence. Unfortunately, getting a licence to drive is an… Continue Reading