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Skate park nights a hit in Kununurra

March 10, 2020 8:37 am

Skate Park nights with Kununurra PCYC and Kununurra Youth Policing Officers continue to be a hit with up to 75 young people attending each week. East Kimberley Police Inspector, Gary Lewis, who attends the sessions, (and doubles as a chef to feed those that arrive hungry), said it was heart-warming… Continue Reading

Shooting hoops at Broome PCYC

March 10, 2020 8:35 am

Over 120 young basketballers aged 9-17 participated in 3×3 basketball development sessions, drills and games at Broome PCYC. Sessions were tailored to suit all levels of ability, and officiated by the local basketball team players and coaches. Centre Manager Annie Dann said it was great to see young people of… Continue Reading

Kensington kids good eggs

March 3, 2020 8:36 am

Kensington PCYC students swapped the classroom for the streets to help locals clean up the mess left behind after one of the most severe storms hit Perth in almost a decade. Students participating in the Certificate I in Automotive Vocational Preparation course helped mop up the damage by removing branches… Continue Reading

Trip of a lifetime!

March 2, 2020 8:33 am

Twenty regional Police Rangers got a taste of city cop life when they headed to Perth on a four-day tour. PCYC Albany Police Rangers enjoyed touring the Police facilities at Midland and Maylands and watched demonstrations from specialist units including the Police Tactical Response Group (TRG), Dog Squad (K9) and… Continue Reading

Architect appointed for renovation of North-West Centres

March 1, 2020 8:38 am

ADC Projects has been appointed as the architect for the expansion of Carnarvon PCYC and the refurbishment of Broome PCYC, through $2.3m in State Government funding. $1m will be spent on the expansion of Carnarvon PCYC which will see centre operations relocate to the former premise of the Carnarvon Senior… Continue Reading

Teenagers safe on the road thanks to PCYC

February 25, 2020 11:58 am

Sean, Dathan and Cyrus pass their learners test thanks to the PCYC Drive to the Future Program. In regional towns like Broome, the only way to get to work is by car. So being able to drive is crucial to gaining independence. Unfortunately, getting a licence to drive is an… Continue Reading

Blue Light™ expands across the state

February 25, 2020 11:41 am

Three new Blue Light™ Youth Activity Units opened this month in Bidyadanga, Coolgardie and Esperance, providing more activities for young people in remote communities. Blue Light™ Youth Activity Units are established in remote and rural areas where there is no PCYC Centre. Units are managed by Police Officers who organise… Continue Reading

Glitz and Glamour at Albany PCYC Community Ball

February 17, 2020 11:33 am

It was all glitz and glamour on Sanford Road when Albany PCYC hosted its 11th Annual Community Ball on Saturday 15th February 2020. The event was a huge success, raising $10,000 to support the delivery of recreational activities and diversionary programs for local young people. Over 120 guests were hosted… Continue Reading

Beau strikes again at Gymnastics WA Awards night

February 10, 2020 11:50 am

Beau Milne from Collie PCYC won the ‘Gymnastics for All’ (GfA) Athlete Achievement Award at the Gymnastics WA Awards for his Free G and Junior Ninja Warrior achievements. For over five years, 12-year-old Beau has been involved in the GfA Free G program delivered at Collie PCYC, which incorporates freestyle… Continue Reading

Jack back on track after PCYC certified training

February 6, 2020 11:29 am

17-year-old Jack, who dropped out of year 11, graduated from Kensington PCYC certified training, and now heads back to school to complete year 12 whilst he waits for entry into his local TAFE. Five months ago, Jack was skipping school and smoking marijuana. When he started to fall behind he… Continue Reading