Tag Archive: Kensington PCYC

Kensington PCYC – Celebrating NAIDOC in a meaningful way

July 18, 2018 8:38 am

WA PCYC is synonymous with the delivery of programs, recreational and diversionary, for youth of all ages and backgrounds with the support of WA Police. In its 78th year, WA PCYC focusses on the needs of the community. The state’s size and remoteness mean many of those communities are indigenous,… 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

$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

Community Grant for Kensington PCYC

May 14, 2018 1:09 pm

Kensington Police and Community Youth Centre (PCYC) has received a $10,000 grant as part of the Commonwealth Bank Community Grants program. The grant will contribute to the restoration of the outdoor basketball courts at the centre, and the delivery of youth activities such as boxing. Upgraded facilities will allow local… Continue Reading

Kensington PCYC Youth Involved in Urban Art Mega Mural

March 22, 2018 3:53 pm

Youth from Kensington Police and Community Youth Centres (PCYC) have had the exciting opportunity to be involved in an Urban Art ‘Mega Mural’ in collaboration with the Public Transport Authority’s Right Track Program. The Mural is located on a 500 metre retaining wall, in Bayswater as part of the Forrestfield-Airport… Continue Reading

West Coast Eagles Soar into Kensington PCYC

February 14, 2018 2:20 pm

A group of West Coast Eagles players soared into Kensington PCYC on the 13th of February as a part of the club’s 2018 Community Camp across the state. Mark LeCras, Jack Redden and Willie Rioli were among seven players to visit the centre and spend the afternoon having fun and… Continue Reading

Kensington PCYC Community Services Spectacular

January 31, 2018 10:13 am

Kensington PCYC recently held a Community Services Spectacular for all children enrolled in the Kensington PCYC ‘Out of School Hours Care ‘program. Local WA Police Force Officers from Kensington Police Station and volunteers from St Johns Ambulance Community Engagement Division came along to the event, educating children about their roles… Continue Reading

Work Experience for Kensington PCYC Students

December 7, 2017 1:59 pm

Students from Kensington PCYC undertook work experience for a week at WesTrac in Guildford this month. The youth were all very excited about this opportunity along with Kensington PCYC Staff. Amanda Dow, Centre Manager at Kensington PCYC said, “We are so excited to be able to support them into this… Continue Reading

Recognising Student Achievements at Kensington PCYC

December 7, 2017 1:22 pm

Kensington PCYC held a morning tea for the last semester of their current accredited training program  ‘5th Gear’, a course that allows participants to gain skills relating to motor vehicle maintenance, and provide grounding for youth that wish to enter the automotive industry. Students graduated this program with a Certificate… Continue Reading

Astounding Results for Aboriginal School Based Training Program

December 3, 2017 1:17 pm

Commencing at Midland PCYC in May of this year the Aboriginal School Based Training Program has since concluded with some astounding results. 5 students from Hampton Senior High School enrolled in the Certificate I in Leadership Program which ran every Friday until the end of the year. Throughout the program… Continue Reading