News

New Executive Manager appointed

July 4, 2019 12:06 pm

WA PCYC has strengthened its leadership team with the appointment of a new Executive Manager, Marketing, Communications and Fundraising. Rachel Horton will join the Executive Team, with immediate effect. WA PCYC CEO, David van Ooran, welcomed Ms Horton to the role and said the appointment would enable WA PCYC to… Continue Reading

Rockingham expands!

July 2, 2019 9:24 am

Rockingham PCYC has received $100,000 from Mineral Resources Limited to construct a purpose-built training facility to deliver more programs for young people at risk and those that need a different approach to learning. We’re excited to be able to launch the accredited course, Automotive I, the perfect grounding for young… Continue Reading

More job prospects for Kensington graduates

June 27, 2019 8:38 am

Congratulations to 14 students who have graduated from the Kensington PCYC Certificate I Automotive course. The course is the perfect introduction for young people considering a career in the automotive industry. Across seven weeks, students learn about stripping and rebuilding engines, car servicing, welding and soldering and much more. They… Continue Reading

Gosnells PCYC students give back to the community

June 27, 2019 8:29 am

The Haven provides meals, hot showers and basic needs to homeless people in Victoria Park. Throughout their 13-week course, Gosnells PCYC students assisted preparing and serving meals and other emergency relief support. The Leadership I accredited training course is provided to young people in the justice system and those that… Continue Reading

Gosnells PCYC Judo Champ

June 24, 2019 11:47 am

They may not be the biggest club, but Gosnells PCYC has fought their way to the top of the judo game. The club is celebrating the performance of Judo enthusiast Jordan Boxell who recently took out a bronze medal at the 2019 National Judo Championships in the Under 66Kg Youth… Continue Reading

Kalgoorlie PCYC grant backs gym aid for local youth

June 11, 2019 10:52 pm

Kalgoorlie PCYC will deliver a new gymnastics program for disadvantaged and disengaged youth, made possible through a State Government grant. The Kalgoorlie Youth Gymnastics Club has receives $10,000 to start the program, which is part of the Kalgoorlie PCYC safeSPACE initiative The Kalgoorlie PCYC safeSPACE program, delivered Wednesday – Friday… Continue Reading

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