Kensington PCYC

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

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

Wriggly worm farm draws in kids

June 26, 2020 2:09 pm

  Over 400 children came to PCYC Centres in Albany and Kensington to take part in the community program where kids learn how important the humble earthworm is to the environment. Children love getting their hands dirty and even better, through the PCYC worm farm project they got to learn… 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

Kensington kids good eggs

March 3, 2020 8:36 am

Kensington PCYC students swapped the classroom for the streets to help locals clean up the mess left behind after one of the most severe storms hit Perth in almost a decade. Students participating in the Certificate I in Automotive Vocational Preparation course helped mop up the damage by removing branches… Continue Reading

Jack back on track after PCYC certified training

February 6, 2020 11:29 am

17-year-old Jack, who dropped out of year 11, graduated from Kensington PCYC certified training, and now heads back to school to complete year 12 whilst he waits for entry into his local TAFE. Five months ago, Jack was skipping school and smoking marijuana. When he started to fall behind he… Continue Reading

First Certificate II Automotive students graduate

November 27, 2019 10:00 am

It was a proud moment when we saw 18 young people graduate from our first Certificate II in Automotive Vocational Preparation course at Kensington PCYC this week. At the end of the Automotive I course, it became apparent that young people needed something to aim towards after the course. Automotive… Continue Reading

PCYC Gymnasts return victorious from Singapore

November 11, 2019 9:46 am

The PCYC gymnastics team made up of gymnasts from our Fremantle, Kensington and Subiaco Centres, placed second at the Prime International Invitational Gymnastics Competition in Singapore this month. It was an incredible result for the gymnasts who travelled overseas to compete against 640 gymnasts from six different countries in the… Continue Reading

Training opportunities expand at Kensington PCYC

August 11, 2019 12:13 pm

Kensington PCYC has expanded its training opportunities for young people, youth at risk and young offenders through the introduction of the Certificate II Automotive Vocational Preparation course. Identifying the need to provide follow-on training from the first course, (Certificate I Leadership and Certificate I Automotive Vocational Preparation), Kensington is the… Continue Reading