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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Family Preservation Service

Working at the cold face with some of our most vulnerable clients, is the Family Preservation Service Team or FPS as they are commonly referred to. This team is made up of a Program Coordinator, several case managers and a Psychologist and sit under the directorate of Therapeutic Services.

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Fundraising for Parkerville – Shimmy style

Parkerville fair-goers were treated to an impromptu bellydance performance by students from Midland Dance Studio, at the Parkerville Children and Youth Care’s recent picnic celebrations on the 7 May. The dancers were taking part in Shimmy Mob, an international bellydancing event to create awareness and raise funds for women’s and children’s shelters. They are raising […]

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Annual Family Day Picnic Celebrating 114 years

On Sunday 7 May 2017, we were blessed with great weather to host a beautiful family day picnic for our local community and supporters. With the biggest turnout we have experienced – all who attended had a great day in the sunshine; whilst enjoying the Mucky Duck Bush Band’s live music. Supporters enjoyed a BBQ cooked […]

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A Journey into our Child Advocacy Centre

One of our greatest accomplishments at Parkerville Children and Youth Care in recent years is the creation of the George Jones Child Advocacy Centre. So what is an Child Advocacy Centre and how does it help children, young people and their families who are suffering trauma from abuse?

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