Evolution of Therapeutic Care

When I commenced at Parky in July 2004, the standard mantra across WA; Australia and Internationally was 1/4 girls; 1/6 boys will be abused before they are 18 years old; 90% of those offended against will know their abuser. Move on to February 2019, have the stats changed? Well, no they haven’t, you may have […]

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Parkerville Children and Youth Care Determines to Participate in the National Redress Scheme

  On 28 November 2018 the Western Australian Government passed enabling legislation to participate in the National Redress Scheme for people who have experienced institutional child sexual abuse. Parkerville Children and Youth Care applauds the State Government for its decision. On Wednesday 5 December 2018, at its first meeting following the adoption of this legislation, […]

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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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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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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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Family Preservation Service

PARKERVILLE CHILDREN AND YOUTH CARE – 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 […]

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Meet Jack- A young person in our care

Jack* (client name changed for publication) entered Parkerville’s care, at the time he was a 13 year old boy entering a Family Group Home. His Child Information Form detailed an adolescent boy who was removed from his parents care at two years of age, due to suspected witness to domestic violence, parental drug and alcohol misuse, neglect and emotional abuse.

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Tomorrow’s Adults may well feel let down by us

Published in the West Australian on the 19th of December 2016 The recent focus of The West Australian on vulnerable and neglected children, raises challenging questions about how modern, affluent 21st century Australian society can tolerate a life for other people’s children that we would never tolerate for our own. It comes too, when a […]

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