Tag Archive: youth diversionary programs

A safeSPACE at Broome PCYC

July 17, 2019 11:44 am

At PCYC, it is all about engaging with kids when they need it most and for Broome PCYC those times are the Thursday, Friday and Saturday nights. As part of the Broome PCYC safeSPACE program, funded by the WA Police Force, 12 mentors and staff, both from indigenous and non-indigenous… Continue Reading

Mineral Resources expands Rockingham PCYC training facility

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 our Weld to Life and Certificate I Automotive programs. The support allows Rockingham PCYC to continue to provide key training opportunities for youth who are disengaged from mainstream education, or deemed at risk.… Continue Reading

Kensington PCYC Certificate I Automotive graduate

June 27, 2019 8:38 am

14 students from the Kensington PCYC Certificate I Automotive course graduate. The accredited training course specialises in the provision of training young offenders and youth at risk with an expected outcome of behavioural change and engagement. A Certificate I in Automotive provides students with an introductory qualification for the automotive… Continue Reading

Gosnells PCYC Certificate I Leadership graduate

June 27, 2019 8:29 am

10 students from the Gosnells PCYC Certificate I Leadership course graduate. The accredited training course provides a grounding for young people to develop skills to assist their personal growth within the community. The program targets youth at risk and young offenders aged between 15 – 20 years, with an expected… 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

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