Tag Archive: youth diversionary programs

Gosnells kids determined to help out

August 20, 2019 11:57 am

When the team at Gosnells PCYC heard about a local girl, who lives with disability, having her custom-made bike stolen, they were determined to help out. The young people participating in Gosnells PCYC’s Full Throttle bike rebuilding program immediately swung into action, restoring a trike to replace the stolen one.… Continue Reading

A safeSPACE at Broome PCYC

July 17, 2019 11:44 am

At PCYC, it’s all about engaging with kids when they need it most. As part of the Broome PCYC safeSPACE program, staff and mentors from indigenous and non-indigenous backgrounds deliver a range of sessions, including a weekly Thursday girls night, basketball on Friday night and a boys group on Saturday… 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

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