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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

A Blue Light™ first for Bidyadanga

April 20, 2021 2:41 pm

Excitement levels were at an all-time high in Bidyadanga this month when local Police Officers put on their first ever Blue Light™ Disco. With over 160 kids attending, the disco was a huge success with lots of children asking when the next Blue Light event is! Bidyadanga is the largest… Continue Reading

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

It’s not every day that a legend turns 99

April 20, 2021 2:22 pm

Bill Ivory is a well-known figure in WA boxing and a PCYC legend. This April, staff from Bunbury PCYC, Justine and Kelly, were honored when Bill’s family invited them to attend his 99th birthday celebrations. Bill’s journey began with PCYC as a professional boxer, training and participating in tournaments at… Continue Reading

Collie kids step up for Clean Up Australia Day

March 23, 2021 3:39 pm

Over 24 young people from Collie PCYC embraced the 2021 Clean Up Australia theme as they stepped up to clean up around their town. They were joined by Collie Centre Manager Linda Gallagher and Youth Policing Officer Senior Constable Kahn Le Prevost-Sheperd. Even PCYC pooches Coco and Panda pitched in… Continue Reading

Community sharing brings fantasy world to Kalgoorlie kids 

March 23, 2021 3:34 pm

Every Thursday afternoon, the youngest participants at Kalgoorlie PCYC aged between 6 and 10 years now visit the Sandalwood Family Centre where they can use a fancy dress wardrobe, two playgrounds and a host of other facilities they wouldn’t normally have access to. They have immense fun in fancy dress… Continue Reading

PCYC Centres redeveloped!

March 23, 2021 3:32 pm

  A long awaited redevelopment of PCYC centres in Carnarvon and Broome began last month. The extensive works, enabled by a grant from the State Government through WA Police, will see facilities at both centres modernised and extended. The work also marks the first phase of a long term plan… Continue Reading

Funding commitments across the State for PCYC

March 23, 2021 3:28 pm

In the lead up to the 2021 State Government Election, PCYC received a total of four pre-election commitments from the WA Labor Party. The following investments to PCYC were announced: $18m support for WA PCYC as a Pre-Election Commitment $115k support for Bunbury PCYC $60k support for Collie PCYC $10,500… Continue Reading