Chelsea’s Story

Chelsea has just completed a tertiary student placement here at Picabeen – “Picabeen exceeded my initial expectations. As this was my first placement I had no idea where to begin in terms of thoughts around how placement would be like. Picabeen was a...
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Farewell to Chelsea and Rojina

Chelsea and Rojina are tertiary students who have been on placement at Picabeen for the past 6 months. Today they were given a farewell morning tea by the staff. Students on fieldwork placement at Picabeen make a valuable contribution and play a significant role in...
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Thank you to the St George Foundation

Picabeen’s Youth Team and some young people hosted a morning tea for St George Foundation yesterday to say thank you for approving our funding three years in a row!  All baked goods were made by the young people. The continuation of funds allows Picabeen’s...
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Talya’s Story

I did my student placement at Picabeen and loved it. I think what most stood out to me was the warm community atmosphere. From day one the staff and volunteers were so welcoming and friendly. I instantly felt part of the community. I was given many opportunities to...
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Megan Osborne

Megan did a student placement with Picabeen Community Centre for her Bachelor of Humans services/ Justice and found the experience exceptional. “I have been able to see the different people who need help most in the communities and see Picabeen as a contact point for...
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Augustine’s Story

Augustine attended student placement at Picabeen Community Centre for his Masters in Social Work.  When asked about his experience of Picabeen, this is what he had to say: “It has been a great privilege to do my social work placement at Picabeen.  Wow!  What a...
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