Carnarvon 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

Capturing confidence in Carnarvon

March 23, 2021 3:21 pm

When local Youth Justice Officer, Bre Greenup heard that participants of PCYC’s safeSPACE, funded by the Commonwealth Government, had been working on building their self-confidence she decided to donate some dresses for the girls to wear. Many of these girls don’t have a big choice of clothes and shoes to… Continue Reading

Community energy reignites basketball in Carnarvon

February 24, 2021 2:36 pm

Local children and young people getting ready to play basketball at Carnarvon PCYC   For a basketball loving community like Carnarvon, it was sad when competitions ceased a few years ago and the courts fell silent.  Knowing that basketball is a great way of inspiring and engaging young people, Carnarvon… Continue Reading

Carnarvon partnership shows PCYC community spirit

October 27, 2020 3:45 pm

Women from the ABC Foundation preparing traditional meals at Carnarvon PCYC Community is part our name and our DNA and it’s being demonstrated in spades by the partnership in Carnarvon with the Aboriginal Biodiversity Conservation Foundation. ABC is an Aboriginal owned and operated enterprise which focusses on empowering and educating… Continue Reading

Carnarvon’s shooting stars

August 31, 2020 12:17 pm

Congratulations to Carnarvon PCYC’s Junior Activity Instructor Latisha Ranger, who has secured a Shooting Stars traineeship. A current year 12 student, Latisha will commence work with Shooting Stars for one day a week at the centre. Latisha has been a participant in the program since 2016 and says that the… 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

Basketball bouncing into Carnarvon

July 29, 2020 1:47 pm

Basketball WA will soon be offering programs to the local kids of Carnarvon, thanks to $20,000 of funding from the State Government, and partnerships with PCYC and community organisations such as the Stephen Michael Foundation. A working group will devise a basketball program that will reach younger children through the… 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 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

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