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New organisational values resonate with staff

May 27, 2021 10:32 am

  The values of Respect, Integrity, Pride, Passion and Teamwork summarise our culture at PCYC. That we are an organisation that can be trusted with the most vulnerable children and young people across the state, one that acts with the utmost integrity, whose people are passionate and proud of the… Continue Reading

Celebrating National Volunteer Week

May 27, 2021 10:30 am

  This month we celebrated National Volunteer Week, taking the opportunity to say thank you to all of our amazing PCYC volunteers for the work they do to help empower children and young people to reach their potential. PCYC wouldn’t be the organisation it is without the incredible contribution of… Continue Reading

PCYC kids keep ANZAC traditions alive

May 27, 2021 10:27 am

This year, to honor ANZAC day, participants of Collie PCYC’s safeSPACE™ program, made poppies to form a wreath that was then presented by a small group of young people at the local ANZAC memorial. While making the poppies, participants discussed the history of ANZAC Day and why it was important… Continue Reading

Kids vs Cops Basketball Match

May 27, 2021 10:27 am

An exciting new initiative in the Merredin community brings local young people together for free basketball sessions every Friday, now known as 3 Point Fridays.  The initiative first began when Merredin Police Officers were challenged to a game of 3 on 3 at a local basketball game. With a lot… Continue Reading

West Coast Eagle star visits PCYC

May 27, 2021 10:25 am

Growing up in Geraldton, West Coast Eagles star, Liam Ryan, played for Rovers Football Club, a proud partner of PCYC. Years later, PCYC is still a part of his life, with his younger brother attending Geraldton PCYC weekly. From a young age Liam played football for Rovers Football Club, starting… Continue Reading

PCYC kids take their first flight

May 27, 2021 10:24 am

Photograph taken by Joseph Penipe Roebourne PCYC kids were offered a once in a lifetime opportunity when they were taken on a helicopter ride overlooking their hometown. Helispirit offered free helicopter rides to PCYC children who attended Roebourne’s Youth Week ‘Roeparty’ in partnership with the City of Karratha and Yaandina.… Continue Reading

New Minister for Police visits PCYC

May 27, 2021 10:21 am

Hon Paul Papalia MLA was sworn in as the new Minister for Police; Road Safety; Defense Industry; Veterans Issues on the 18th of March 2021. We were delighted to host Minister Papalia and Geoff Baker MLA (Member for South Perth), providing a tour of one of our largest multi-purpose facilities,… Continue Reading

Post lock down restrictions for metro PCYC centres

April 28, 2021 2:22 pm

As per the State Government announcement, WA’s lock down ended at midnight on Sunday 26 of April, meaning we were able to re-open the doors for the six PCYC centres that were affected by the lock down (Fremantle, Gosnells, Kensington, Subiaco, Rockingham and Midand). However, some restrictions remain in place… Continue Reading

Breaking records at PCYC Breakfast Club

April 20, 2021 2:50 pm

Fremantle PCYC recorded their highest numbers of participants at their Breakfast Club in March, serving a total of 223 hot breakfasts and 186 packed lunches to young people before they attend school. Thanks to the Fremantle Foundation and donors of Impact 100, Fremantle PCYC are able to provide an average… Continue Reading

Driving simulator makes safety fun

April 20, 2021 2:47 pm

A virtual and interactive driving simulator has made an exciting new addition to the Drive to the Future Program at Geraldton PCYC, helping to educate young drivers about road hazards and speed reduction in a fun way. Complete with a steering wheel, driver pedals, manual transmission, seat belt and driver’s… Continue Reading