Australia’s pre-eminent youth organisation working with Police and community to empower young people to reach their potential.
We get young people active in life.
We work with young people to develop their skills, character and leadership.
We reduce and prevent crime by and against young people.
PCYC was established in 1937 by Police Commissioner William John Mackay. It was a partnership forged with the community via Rotary to provide young people with a safe and positive alternative. Over 80 years later that vision has grown and now operates in 64 sport and recreational locations across NSW and is one of Australia’s leading youth-focused organisations.
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World champs for judoist
PCYC Wellington’s star judoist Alexandra Lindsay is set to take on the world. The 16-year-old recently won gold medals (pictured above) in the junior and cadet women’s 52kg class at the Oceania Championship in Tonga, as well as defending her national championships in the same categories at the national championships on the Gold Coast. She […]
Recycling building lives
Turning old material into new furniture is paying off for indigenous young offenders in Bourke. PCYC Bourke youth case manager Senior Constable Jenah Auld developed a program involving local young offenders to detour them from crime and encourage school attendance. The program called “Tip it!” also aims at giving the troubled youth, skills in building […]
Biggest Blue Light yet
Story and picture from the Wingham Chronicle. They had all the moves on the dance floor at the Wingham Blue Light Disco held on Friday June 16 at the Wingham Services Club. More than 140 children danced and partied the night away with all the latest music and enjoyed the disco light show. The lucky […]
A big thanks to a little man
Sam Adams Bennett held his seventh birthday recently, but he didn’t want to be the only focus of attention. Instead of receiving presents, he decided to ask his friends to make a donation to PCYC Glebe/Leichhardt. He raised a great $47 in birthday money and earnt the appreciation of the club and its members. Well […]
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