Northam PCYC

Stepping out into the community at Northam

November 27, 2020 10:28 am

Northam PCYC staff with seven Stepping Stones participants who attended the celebration lunch.   After a challenging start, with the program being paused due to the COVID-19 pandemic, Northam’s Stepping Stones had a very successful year. Funded by the Department of Education for 10 participants at any one time, 20… Continue Reading

Northam’s young people give night hoops their best shot

September 24, 2020 3:32 pm

Night Hoops in action at Northam.   Since Night Hoops first began three years ago, with funding and support from WA Police, the program has gone from strength to strength drawing young participants from Northam and surrounding districts. This year, Night Hoops ran on Saturday nights from 1 August to… 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

Northam PCYC Stryka Fight Team rack up medals

March 20, 2020 8:38 am

Northam PCYC STRYKA Fight Team success continues in 2020 with the team collecting two special bout trophies and five State medals in the WA State 2020 Autumn Novice Boxing championships held in Fremantle this month. Centre Manager, Jane Atterby, assisted STRYKA coaches Fi and Guy Mead, with all three expressing… Continue Reading

Northam PCYC transforming lives

November 29, 2019 12:40 pm

Twelve months of hard-work has paid off for students at Northam PCYC, who have transitioned to further education, training and employment. This year, 30 students participated in the Stepping Stones program, an alternative education program funded by the Department of Education for year 11 and 12 students that are classed… Continue Reading

Gold, silver and bronze for PCYC STRYKA Fight Team

October 22, 2019 10:31 am

Northam PCYC STRYKA Fight Team goes from strength to strength, bringing home a collection of medals from two events in October. The team walked away with gold, silver and bronze at the WAKO kickboxing championships in Belmont and another three state-level competition medals at the WA State Spring Novice Boxing… Continue Reading

Premier drops in to congratulate Northam PCYC boxers

April 2, 2019 1:28 pm

The Premier, Mark McGowan dropped in to Northam PCYC to congratulate the centres STRYKA fight team on their recent success at the WA state novice boxing titles over the weekend of 23rd – 24th March 2019. The team picked up two gold and two silver medals at the titles. The… Continue Reading

A night of recognition

November 9, 2018 12:55 pm

Celebrating the efforts of WA Police, staff, partners and volunteers of PCYC On Wednesday 3 November, WA Police and Youth Community Centre (PCYC) staff, WA Police Force officers, PCYC council members, volunteers, business and agency partners and friends, gathered to celebrate excellence in the Historic Ballroom of the Pagoda Resort… Continue Reading

Blue Light, Youth activities

mix94.5 FM shines the light on WA Blue Light™

August 6, 2018 8:06 am

We all know Blue Light™ from our youth. Discos, a safe haven, alcohol-free parties run by local police and community volunteers. Memories of a carefree childhood. These days, Blue Light™ is much more than that, from abseiling to rock climbing, activities that engage our youth, helping build safer communities. mix94.5… 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