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Smiles of Joy for Latest Raffle Winner

July 25, 2018 1:58 pm

It was a delighted and happy family who joined interim CEO Paul Ferguson and marketing team, Clare McAlaney and Samantha Pengler, to collect first prize in the most recent WA PCYC raffle. Mr Guy Tan and his wife and son Jaylee (Jay) enthusiastically received the cheque, saying that it would… Continue Reading

Business brings light to WA children

July 20, 2018 10:00 am

For many years, Western Australia’s WA PCYC has shone a light on the lives of thousands of special needs children and children at risk across the state by hosting live events. Known as the Children’s Festival, three events are held across Geraldton, Albany, Bunbury, Kalgoorlie and Perth throughout the year.… Continue Reading

Kensington PCYC – Celebrating NAIDOC in a meaningful way

July 18, 2018 8:38 am

WA PCYC is synonymous with the delivery of programs, recreational and diversionary, for youth of all ages and backgrounds with the support of WA Police. In its 78th year, WA PCYC focusses on the needs of the community. The state’s size and remoteness mean many of those communities are indigenous,… Continue Reading

Kalgoorlie PCYC Hosts Fun-Filled NAIDOC Family Day

July 16, 2018 9:34 am

More than 500 artists, community members, young people and their families came together for a spectacular NAIDOC family day to celebrate culture and diversity at Kalgoorlie PCYC this month. The event featured cultural dancing, face painting, a petting zoo, lots of arts and crafts and bouncy castles for local youth… Continue Reading

Roebourne PCYC NAIDOC Week Talent Show Spectacular

July 15, 2018 9:35 am

Roebourne PCYC in collaboration with Mentally Healthy WA – Act-Belong-Commit, held a fun-filled NAIDOC Talent Show on Friday 13th to celebrate the history, achievements and voice of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people. Leading up to the event the young people participated in a week long workshop facilitated by Indigenous… Continue Reading

Fremantle PCYC NAIDOC Event Brings Community Together

July 9, 2018 1:32 pm

The City of Fremantle held their official NAIDOC opening ceremony on Sunday 8th July at Fremantle PCYC celebrating the important roles women play with the theme ‘Because of her, we can!’. The opening event featured a special Welcome to County by Marie Taylor and performance of Kaarla Kaatijin by Yirra… Continue Reading

WA Police, Blue Light

WA PCYC Blue Light, Here to Stay

July 5, 2018 2:25 pm

Many X-gen and Baby Boomers remember Blue Light Discos, whether as a parent dropping off excited children or being a disco-dancer to ‘rage’ the night away! This week, PCYC spoke to Mix 94.5’s Lisa and Fitzy on Blue Light Thursday, who were amazed and delighted that Blue Light was alive… Continue Reading

Kensington PCYC Youth Give Back to Community

July 3, 2018 8:45 am

Students from Kensington PCYC’s Goals4Life Certificate I in Leadership course recently completed their Community Project with the Town of Victoria Park which involved working together to paint over numerous graffiti tags in public areas. The Community Project, which took 20 hours to complete, is a major component of the Goals4Life Leadership… Continue Reading

Hand-ups help lower handouts

June 28, 2018 1:59 pm

Rockingham PCYC Centre Manager, Justin Sambell, runs a tight ship with a big heart. It’s graduation day for a group of seven Rockingham youths. Receiving their TAFE accredited Weld to Life Certificate I in Metals and Engineering hasn’t come easily for any of them. Shuffling their feet, the attention of… Continue Reading

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