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Community Garden grows in Broome

May 30, 2019 10:27 am

Supported by the Kimberley Community Grants Scheme, a partnership between the Water Corporation and the Lions Club of Broome, Broome PCYC will work with at risk youth to build and maintain an edible and water wise garden as part of its youth support program. The Broome PCYC Community Garden project… Continue Reading

Geraldton PCYC boxing club packs a punch

May 29, 2019 10:15 am

Geraldton PCYC Boxing Club is now Boxing WA registered, has accredited coaches and is now participating in in competitive boxing events. The expansion of the club is all thanks to funding from the Department of Local Government, Sport and Cultural Industries (DLGSC), as part of the Targeted Participation Program. Since… Continue Reading

Gymnastics program first at Collie PCYC

May 25, 2019 2:29 am

Collie PCYC delivers specially designed gymnastics program for youth with physical and mental disabilities, thanks to $20,000 Mazda Foundation grant. The project will provide for a minimum of 40 socially isolated youth aged 7 -10 years, with an identified disability, the opportunity to participate in a gymnastics program for a… Continue Reading

Connecting kids to sport at Roebourne PCYC

May 24, 2019 8:37 am

The Department of Local Government, Sport and Cultural Industries (DLGSC) provides $10,000 grant for the Roebourne PCYC CONNECT Kids Pilot Program. The project aims to connect kids in the Pilbara region, who otherwise would not have had the opportunity to participate in, to sporting clubs by reducing the financial barrier.… Continue Reading

Committed to Carnarvon

May 15, 2019 12:34 pm

Carnarvon PCYC youth continue to benefit from the enthusiasm and commitment of WA Police Force Youth Crime Intervention Officers (YCIO’s) First Class Constable Brenton Uphill and Constable Ally Ramirez. The officers manage and run the Carnarvon PCYC football team, the Kingsford Lions, who recently reigned premiers in the Gascoyne Football… Continue Reading

Getting girls outdoors at Exmouth PCYC

May 10, 2019 9:38 am

The Exmouth PCYC Girls Outdoor Recreation Engagement Program, increasing the engagement and physical activity of local youth, has been made possible with a State Government Grant. Exmouth PCYC received $10,000 through the Department of Local Government, Sport and Cultural Industries (DLGSC) and Healthway to provide active recreational opportunities once a… Continue Reading

Shooting hoops at Rockingham PCYC

May 2, 2019 11:23 am

Rockingham PCYC Saturday Night Basketball program focuses on engaging up to 40 disengaged young people per session, aged 10 – 17 years within the Rockingham area. The sessions also include music, healthy lifestyle mentoring and education, a meal and safe travel to and from the venue. The program is funded… Continue Reading

Grand Final Win for Roebourne Basketball Team

May 2, 2019 10:23 am

The Roebourne PCYC under 12 basketball team has won the grand final in Karratha. The team is coached and mentored by PCYC Sports Coordinator Sho-ella Smith, who every weekend organises transport and clean uniforms, along with providing mentorship and motivation for the team. The employment of two PCYC Sports Coordinators… Continue Reading

Drive to the Future at Rockingham PCYC

April 30, 2019 10:56 am

Jeremy Faatele is the first recipient to complete the Drive to the Future program, which provides young people with the opportunity to obtain a motor vehicle licence. The program is delivered at Rockingham PCYC, and funded by the WA Police Force Community Crime Prevention Fund grant, with participants being are… Continue Reading

WA PCYC receives $11.3 million from State Government

April 28, 2019 3:10 pm

PCYC is delighted to receive strong support from the McGowan Government through a new $11.3 million grant in the 2019-20 State Budget. Premier Mark McGowan and Police Minister Michelle Roberts announced the funding at Gosnells PCYC on 28 April 2019. They said the $11.3 million would support PCYC activities across… Continue Reading