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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

PCYC President welcomes new chief executive

June 18, 2018 3:09 pm

President Dr Sue Gordon and the Board of the Police and Community Youth Centres are pleased to announce that Mr David van Ooran will be taking on the role of chief executive. David, who served as RSPCA WA chief executive since 2012, will commence with PCYC in August. Dr Gordon… 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

WA PCYC equipment boost from Lotterywest

June 5, 2018 11:08 am

Minister for Police, Hon. Michelle Roberts, MLA presented the WA Police and Community Youth Centres (PCYC) with a Lotterywest grant of $122,000 at Northam PCYC on 30 May 2018. The grant will provide a range of equipment allowing for the delivery of recreational activities and diversionary programs for youth and youth… Continue Reading

FreeG for Kids Launch at Collie PCYC

June 1, 2018 10:47 am

Collie PCYC hosted the official launch of Gymnastics Australia National FreeG Kids program on 30 May, with the Minister for Sport & Recreation, the Hon. Mick Murray MLA making a special visit to support the launch. FreeG is a new national grassroots program developed by Gymnastics Australia combining elements of gymnastics,… Continue Reading

New Look for Northam PCYC

May 31, 2018 9:20 am

Northam PCYC held their official centre re-launch on 30 May 2018 after approximately $783,000 was invested into the centre as part of the state government funded infrastructure upgrade program. It was a great afternoon with Minister for Police, Hon. Michelle Roberts MLA, Assistant Commissioner Murray Smalpage and other dignitaries in attendance… Continue Reading