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Australians are more giving than ever

June 21, 2018 1:27 pm

More Australians than ever are willing to give, according to a survey released this week by Australian Red Cross. The national online survey found that four out of five were likely to help children and young people who need support over the next two years. This news follows the June… Continue Reading

PCYC President welcomes new chief executive

June 18, 2018 3:09 pm

President Dr Sue Gordon and the Board of the Police and Community Youth Centres are pleased to announce that Mr David van Ooran will be taking on the role of chief executive. David, who served as RSPCA WA chief executive since 2012, will commence with PCYC in August. Dr Gordon… Continue Reading

$50,000 in Community Grants for WA PCYC

June 11, 2018 3:18 pm

WA PCYC centres in Fremantle, Gosnells, Kensington, Northam and Rockingham each received $10,000 grants as part of the Commonwealth Bank Community Grants program. 13,000 current and retired bank employees donated a portion of their income to the program. Commonwealth Bank contributes up to $2m each year. This year, Commonwealth Bank… Continue Reading

WA PCYC equipment boost from Lotterywest

June 5, 2018 11:08 am

Minister for Police, Hon. Michelle Roberts, MLA presented the WA Police and Community Youth Centres (PCYC) with a Lotterywest grant of $122,000 at Northam PCYC on 30 May 2018. The grant will provide a range of equipment allowing for the delivery of recreational activities and diversionary programs for youth and youth… Continue Reading

FreeG for Kids Launch at Collie PCYC

June 1, 2018 10:47 am

Collie PCYC hosted the official launch of Gymnastics Australia National FreeG Kids program on 30 May, with the Minister for Sport & Recreation, the Hon. Mick Murray MLA making a special visit to support the launch. FreeG is a new national grassroots program developed by Gymnastics Australia combining elements of gymnastics,… Continue Reading

New Look for Northam PCYC

May 31, 2018 9:20 am

Northam PCYC held their official centre re-launch on 30 May 2018 after approximately $783,000 was invested into the centre as part of the state government funded infrastructure upgrade program. It was a great afternoon with Minister for Police, Hon. Michelle Roberts MLA, Assistant Commissioner Murray Smalpage and other dignitaries in attendance… Continue Reading

$10,000 worth of Boxing Funding for Geraldton PCYC

May 30, 2018 3:28 pm

Geraldton PCYC will receive $10,000 worth of funding from the State Government through the Department of Local Government, Sport and Cultural Industries (DLGSC) to go towards their Boxing program, as part of their Targeted Participation Program Funding. The Targeted Participation Program provides funding to support organisations to promote the participation… Continue Reading

Community Grant for Gosnells PCYC School Holiday program

May 25, 2018 1:22 pm

Gosnells Police and Community Youth Centre (PCYC) has received a $10,000 grant as part of the Commonwealth Bank Community Grants program.  The will be used to deliver school holiday programs for local identified youth at risk in the Gosnells catchment. The school holiday programs are supported by key partner WA… Continue Reading

Community Grant for Kensington PCYC

May 14, 2018 1:09 pm

Kensington Police and Community Youth Centre (PCYC) has received a $10,000 grant as part of the Commonwealth Bank Community Grants program. The grant will contribute to the restoration of the outdoor basketball courts at the centre, and the delivery of youth activities such as boxing. Upgraded facilities will allow local… Continue Reading

Boost for youth programs at Fremantle PCYC

May 1, 2018 12:39 pm

Fremantle Police and Community Youth Centres (PCYC) will receive $ 225,339 to deliver their Safe Space program for the next three years. Provided by the Australian Government, Department of Social Services, the grant is part of the Strong and Resilient Communities Activity. Fremantle PCYC Safe Space program currently provides a… Continue Reading