Broome PCYC

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

Thank a Cop Day

September 24, 2020 4:09 pm

On the 19th of September we celebrated Thank a Cop Day, a day to recognise the exceptional work that Police Officers do. Spotlight on Monica Lee The Broome community has many reasons to thank Youth Police Officer, Monica Lee. Throughout many years of working with Broome PCYC, Monica has dedicated… Continue Reading

Skatepark hits the mark in Broome

August 31, 2020 12:19 pm

Skateboarding is making a comeback at Broome PCYC, after carpenter and volunteer Chris Malone took it upon himself to build the children and young people a skatepark. He initially built a grind box, but after the kids began to show an interest, he added to it with ramps and other… Continue Reading

Donations make a huge difference

August 31, 2020 12:16 pm

TYPO has generously donated piles of products for safeSPACE children and young people to enjoy and be creative with. PCYC Executive Manager Centres, Julie Gorman, said literally hundreds of dollars’ worth of stationery and related products has been donated. The items will be distributed equally among the 16 PCYC locations… Continue Reading

VIP visits across the State

July 29, 2020 1:35 pm

PCYC centres across WA received lots of political support this month, with Ministers heading to Collie, Broome and Carnarvon. PCYC representatives attended the Cabinet Meeting held in Collie on 28th June; following which, Minister of Police, Hon Michelle Roberts, and Minister of Youth, Hon Dave Kelly, visited Collie PCYC for… Continue Reading

Action-packed school holidays

July 29, 2020 1:34 pm

WA kids enjoyed action-packed school holidays, thanks to PCYCs across the State. From interactive art workshops to cooking classes, the kids had no time to be bored! In the south-west, Bunbury PCYC and the City of Bunbury teamed up with local Gelorup multidisciplinary artist Andrew Frazer for a three-day, interactive… Continue Reading

PCYC breaks the cycle of disadvantage

June 26, 2020 3:50 pm

18-year-old Imran passes his driving test with flying colours thanks to the Broome PCYC Drive to the Future Program. In Western Australian remote and regional towns, the only way to get to work is by car. So being able to drive is crucial. Unfortunately, getting a licence to drive is… Continue Reading

Rio to the rescue!

June 26, 2020 2:09 pm

It was all-hands-on-deck at Broome PCYC when Rio Tinto employees volunteered their time to transform an overgrown rubbish area into a community garden space for PCYC children. Team Rio Tinto helped to clear large amounts of green waste, debris and rubbish. Annie Dann, Broome Centre Manager, was extremely thankful to… Continue Reading

PCYC North West Centres receive much-needed funding

May 26, 2020 10:00 am

On Tuesday 26th May, the Assistant Minister for Customs, Community Safety and Multicultural Affairs, the Hon Jason Wood MP, announced that PCYC would receive funding for three years to enable PCYC’s vital safeSPACE program to run in the North West. Assistant Minister Wood said, “The Safer Communities Fund is delivering… Continue Reading

At-risk young people back in the classroom at PCYC

May 18, 2020 10:00 am

We were delighted to see our young people head back to the classroom this month to complete a range of certified training courses. PCYC courses such as Automotive I, Leadership I, Stepping Stones and Weld to Life were suspended in March when PCYC needed to close to help reduce the… Continue Reading