Tag Archive: Community

A Blue Light™ first for Bidyadanga

April 20, 2021 2:41 pm

Excitement levels were at an all-time high in Bidyadanga this month when local Police Officers put on their first ever Blue Light™ Disco. With over 160 kids attending, the disco was a huge success with lots of children asking when the next Blue Light event is! Bidyadanga is the largest… Continue Reading

Collie kids step up for Clean Up Australia Day

March 23, 2021 3:39 pm

Over 24 young people from Collie PCYC embraced the 2021 Clean Up Australia theme as they stepped up to clean up around their town. They were joined by Collie Centre Manager Linda Gallagher and Youth Policing Officer Senior Constable Kahn Le Prevost-Sheperd. Even PCYC pooches Coco and Panda pitched in… Continue Reading

Community sharing brings fantasy world to Kalgoorlie kids 

March 23, 2021 3:34 pm

Every Thursday afternoon, the youngest participants at Kalgoorlie PCYC aged between 6 and 10 years now visit the Sandalwood Family Centre where they can use a fancy dress wardrobe, two playgrounds and a host of other facilities they wouldn’t normally have access to. They have immense fun in fancy dress… Continue Reading

Empowering young people

February 24, 2021 2:45 pm

The Commissioner for Children and Young People has released two exciting new initiatives to help promote the voice of WA children and young people. Initiative 1 – Change Champions If you know a child or young person who is passionate about making their community a better place for others, please… Continue Reading

Broome kids enjoy the fruits of their labor

February 24, 2021 2:40 pm

Their artistic hand painted signs add interest to the community garden   An exciting fruit and vegie garden project has taught young people at Broome PCYC the value of knowing how to grow their own food. At the same time, they have learned gardening skills they can use at home,… Continue Reading

Community energy reignites basketball in Carnarvon

February 24, 2021 2:36 pm

Local children and young people getting ready to play basketball at Carnarvon PCYC   For a basketball loving community like Carnarvon, it was sad when competitions ceased a few years ago and the courts fell silent.  Knowing that basketball is a great way of inspiring and engaging young people, Carnarvon… Continue Reading

Fun for all at Fremantle’s Open Day

January 25, 2021 3:30 pm

  Fremantle PCYC held an open day showcasing the vast Centre and the range of programs and activities available for children and young people in the community. The Open Day begun with a full circle moment, with a beautiful smoking ceremony being performed by Elder Rob, who had attended Fremantle… Continue Reading

Happy Holidays for Kalgoorlie Kids

January 25, 2021 3:08 pm

PCYC, Centrecare and the City of Kalgoorlie Boulder at a movie night in the park. Kalgoorlie’s school holiday program provided children and young people in the community with a range of fun activities to keep them entertained and active during the long summer holidays. This free school holiday program solved… Continue Reading

Art connects community

May 23, 2020 10:00 am

Talented artist Emily Anders has painted a stunning mural measuring 3m high by 4.5m wide, highlighting PCYCs partnership with the Western Australian Police Force to deliver programs and activities for local young people. Julie Beeson, Kalgoorlie Centre Manager, said “The finished artwork captures exactly what PCYC is all about –… Continue Reading

Albany PCYC home to 450 locals on Christmas Day

December 27, 2019 11:32 am

Over 450 people came through the doors at Albany PCYC for the Annual Community Christmas Lunch. The annual event provides Christmas dinner and festive cheer for some of the city’s most vulnerable residents, many of whom would have spent Christmas alone otherwise. Albany PCYC Manager, Terry Eaton, is committed to… Continue Reading