In 2016-2017 we redefined our program scope in order to improve our service delivery and grant and sponsorship outcomes, who now more readily appreciate the difference they are making in communities and Western Australia.
Addressing the identified need to for our organisation to deliver similar youth programs and activities at multiple centers, across the state, our core program scope has been reduced and standardised, to deliver more focused intervention and crime reduction strategies.
The following programs include:
safeSPACE programs run at multiple centres, providing young people with a safe place to hang out, participate in activities and programs, and to access youth workers and services.
Stepping Stones is a certified numeracy and literacy program for year 11 and 12 students who are disengaged from mainstream education.
The Drive to the Future program is delivered in partnership with the the WA Police Force, providing young people at risk with the opportunity to obtain a motor vehicle licence.
Full Throttle is a diversionary program focusing on the restoration of damaged, dumped and donated bikes, engaging youth in a safe environment while they learn the benefits of contributing to the community and volunteering.
Off the Rails is an intervention program that aims to reduce antisocial behaviour in Perth City, and suburbs along the train line, but providing young people at risk with activities to engage in on weeknights and weekends.
Northam PCYC staff with seven Stepping Stones participants who attended the celebration lunch. After a challenging start, with the program being paused due to the COVID-19 pandemic, Northam’s Stepping Stones had a very successful year. Funded by the Department of Education for 10 participants at any one time, 20…
Bunbury Library e-learning officer Matthew Wearne, Bunbury PCYC course co-ordinator Amanda Ferguson and library community engagement officer Jacqueline Quadrio watch as student Kaiowas Carroll helps Steve McGavin with the computer. Credit: Ailish Delaney/South Western Times It was a two-way learning curve for local senior citizens and Bunbury PCYC young people…
Fremantle PCYC hosted an awe-inspiring NAIDOC event where former PCYC member, Aaron Rule, returned to inspire the next generation of Indigenous children. Aaron was six years old when he joined Fremantle PCYC. Keen to reconnect with PCYC he performed a mesmerising dance whilst his father Lesley played the didgeridoo,…