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My way: youth program for remote Cape York communities

 

Overview

The My way project began in 2004 and took place in the Cape York Peninsula area of Queensland. It was run by Queensland Police and Citizens Youth Clubs (PCYC). The project aimed to:

The project used structured activities to help Indigenous adolescents obtain social, emotional, ethical, and physical competencies. Young people were engaged in team and individual skills-development activities including sports, art and crafts, cultural, and youth development.

An early intervention and prevention model was developed as part of the project.

The project was funded by the Department of Family and Community Services.

Abstract adapted from Queensland Police and Citizens Youth Clubs (PCYC)

Contacts

Queensland Police-Citizens Youth Welfare Association
30 Graystone Street
Tingalpa Qld 4173
GPO Box 1440
Brisbane Qld 4001
Ph: (07) 3909 9555
Fax: (07) 3909 9533
Email: admin@pcyc.org.au

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Last updated: 8 August 2013
 
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