Our Vision

Australia’s pre-eminent youth organisation working with Police and community to empower young people to reach their potential.


Our Mission

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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News Stories

Find out about events, media coverage and good news stories of PCYC NSW

Blue Light Goes West April 2018 Evaluation Summary

Police supervised youth Blue Light Discos are a well-known feature in many PCYC NSW clubs. Once a year, Blue Light Goes West conducts a tour of regional towns.  This year in April 2018, PCYC NSW trialled taking the BLGW event to a new geographic region. The six new locations included Condobolin, West Wyalong, Narrandera, Deniliquin, […]

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PHONE CALL HOAX WARNING

We are saddened to alert that someone is calling people in Bourke and Sydney with a message that “the government has pulled the funding they have promised Bourke, Walgett and Dubbo, so can you please donate to PCYC”. PCYC, want to ensure and get the word out, that this is not the case, and that […]

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Budget’s $40 million PCYC boost ‘huge for communities’

PCYC NSW has welcomed, as a boost for NSW communities, the state government’s announcement of new funding of almost $40 million for its clubs network in NSW. CEO Dominic Teakle said PCYC was unique among youth organisations because it was the only one which was a partnership between the community and the NSW Police Force. […]

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FROM THE CEO – Reconciliation Week

As we prepare for our own celebration of our Indigenous culture through Nations of Origin, it is important to reflect on the importance of Reconciliation week especially as we are proud and privileged to work with many young Indigenous people and communities. I would like to take this opportunity to acknowledge the valuable work and […]

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