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Talking to kids about COVID-19

One question we are getting a lot of is how do we communicate the COVID-19 outbreak to children? There are some wonderful resources on the internet and below is a few you might find useful; Child Mind Institute: A handy Video to educate you on talking to Children about COVID-19  https://youtu.be/WhVad8ToCiU Telethon Children’s Institute: Tips for discussing […]

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PARKERVILLE ANNUAL FAMILY PICNIC POSTPONED

Hello everyone! I am writing to you all to let you know of a decision we have made in light of the health risks associated with COVID-19 and large gatherings of people. As you can imagine, the risks to people we support, and most importantly to the children we serve alongside our staff and community, […]

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Apology to Past Residents

Apology We are sorry Parkerville Children and Youth Care, or Parkerville Children’s Home as we were known, have been providing residential care for children and young people, who for various reasons were unable to live with their families, in Western Australia since 1903. We acknowledge with deep sorrow and regret that at certain times in […]

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Your Help WA

Your Help WA Did you know…. More than half a million Western Australians need support and services, but community service organisations do not have the resources to meet the growing need in our community. WA’s community services organisations are in crisis! The State Government needs to provide fair and adequate funding to help us support […]

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Clifton Hills Primary – Kids helping Kids!

Thank you to the entire Clifton Hills Primary School community for your amazing generosity in donating over 60 backpacks for Parkerville Children and Youth Care. It was such a privilege to be invited along to your school assembly and witness first-hand what a truly wonderful child-focused school you have! Hearing the stories of how children had […]

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The Children’s Collective WA

It is with great pleasure that we, Parkerville Children and Youth Care, can now officially announce our support towards The Children’s Collective WA. The Children’s Collective WA is a group of Key early childhood organisations and government departments that ‘put their logos aside’ and genuinely collaborate with the key priority being ‘a bright future’ – […]

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Winners Raffle 2019

Congratulations to the following winners for the Raffle Prizes at the Parkerville Children and Youth Care 2019 Charity Lunch!   Ultimate Crown Experience  – Juan Hao Tan Pearl Necklace – Julian Butler Bali Pool Villa – Amerada Zafferano Voucher – Jane Taylor Cullen Wines – Emma Turner

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An Update on Parkerville Children and Youth Care’s Progress in Joining the National Redress Scheme

UPDATE: Parkerville Children and Youth Care have received notification that all submitted documentation required to sign up to the National Redress Scheme has now been reviewed and approved by the Scheme, and we will be included in the next Ministers Declaration. We have been advised the next Declaration will commence towards the end of September. […]

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Mia’s Story – Changing the Status Quo in Responding to Abuse

Mia’s Story Changing the Status Quo in Responding to Abuse BY BASIL HANNA CEO, Parkerville Children and Youth Care Mia*, 9 years old, was repeatedly molested, held down and raped by her uncle for two years. Born and raised in Perth’s Western suburbs, her parents weren’t aware that their charming, funny and attentive family member […]

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Creating a Child-Safe Culture

  On Wednesday the 14th of August 2019, Child safe Coordinator Marie Slattery from Parkerville Children and Youth Care hosted a webinar attended by representatives from various organistions to share our learned experience of implementing the child safe standards, becoming an accredited organisation and maintaining  a child safe culture so that others can reduce the […]

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