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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The giving habits of Australians and businesses.
According to research compiled by Philanthropy Australia, people are increasing the size of individual donations to charity and not-for-profits. It’s estimated that 14.9 million Australian adults (80.8 per cent of the population) gave $12.5 billion to charities and not-for-profits organisations in 2015-16. The average donation was $764.08 and the median donation was $200. Compared with […]
Corporate social responsibility from goodcompany.org
PCYC NSW, for more than 80 years has prided itself on its integrity and mission to improve communities right around NSW. Corporate social responsibility (CSR) refers to the moral and ethical obligations of an organisation to invest in philanthropic initiatives and give back to society. It stipulates a prerequisite that organisations do more than simply […]
PCYC Institute Begins Educating the Public
We were lucky enough to be joined by The Catholic Education Diocese of Parramatta, who brought along some of their brilliant teachers and trainers to obtain their Certificate II in Active Volunteering. All participants gained their accreditation as well as receiving some very engaging presentations from our CEO Dominic Teakle, representatives of Nations of Origin, […]
Workplace Giving – why is it worth it?
Workplace giving is one of PCYC NSW’s most successful fundraising projects and one that thousands of employees use to support our work. We thought these observations might be interesting: New Australian research examines the giving habits of young Australians at work (extract) By Evelyn Liu, Henry Wells, Connor Taylor, Tiago Schmidt and Fiona Siu Workplace […]
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