Celebrating 1 year as a Child Safe Accredited Organisation

What is the Safeguarding Children Program and how does that make us Child Safe? The Safeguarding Children Program is a unique voluntary accreditation scheme run by the Australian Childhood Foundation for organisations who have a duty of care to children and young people. The training and ongoing support systematically builds the capacity of organisations to […]

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Life as a Therapeutic Foster Carer

Life as a Therapeutic Foster Carer I’m sure everyone with children would agree with the statement that “parenting is one of the hardest, yet most rewarding jobs on the planet”; but what is it like to be the primary carer for children who have suffered trauma from abuse? We have a team of extremely dedicated, […]

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Get your free Annual Report!

We have just released our latest Annual Report 2017/2018 edition. Inside our Annual Report you will find the very latest information on what has been happening at Parkerville Children and Youth care in the past 12 months, case studies to help you understand what some of our clients go through as well as information on our […]

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Bank program will boost help for Bunbury kids

An employee giving program through the CommBank Foundation will help boost vital services to children in the South West. The foundation last week announced a $30,000 commitment to Bunbury-based Parkerville Children and Youth Care. The cash was raised through a program at the Commonwealth Bank for current and retired employees who make fortnightly donations that […]

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Channel 7 News- Child Advocacy

With the advancement of the Child Advocacy Centre model at Parkerville Children and Youth Care producing positive outcomes for young people who have experienced severe child abuse; the partnership with WA Police has been a huge success. Functioning as the Multi-Agency Investigation and Support Team, Parkerville staff of psychologists, social workers, child advocates work closely with […]

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Exciting times for Parkerville Children and Youth Care – the future of child advocacy

The Metropolitan Redevelopment Authority has selected Parkerville Children and Youth Care as frontrunner to develop two lots at its Midland Railway Workshops. Parkerville, which provides therapeutic services for vulnerable children and young people and established the George Jones Child Advocacy Centre in Armadale would build a five-storey Child Advocacy Centre on vacant land and redevelop the historic Tarpaulin Shop building into office space for complementary not-for-profit agencies. Parkerville will join others within a medical, health and wellbeing precinct emerging at Midland, alongside hospitals, the future Curtin Medical School, cancer-care provider Icon Group, a comprehensive cancer care centre — the State’s second [...]

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