Improving opportunities

for all young people

BATForce Updates

BATForce has a simple vision, to improve opportunities for young people through advocacy, education, the strengthening of networks for families and the workforce. 

Schools, Community Groups & Organisations

"There's no power for change greater than a community discovering what it cares about."

Parents & Carers

"There's no perfect way to be a parent or carer, but a million ways to be a good one."

These pages provide crisis support tailored to the BATForce community.

Need to Talk?

View our list of resources for young people looking for crisis, mental health, sexual assault and family violence and homelessness support.

Quick Help Guide

A resource for people of all ages and backgrounds looking for help with food, housing, mental health, family violence, financial stress and tenancy support.

Barwon Adolescent
Task Force (BATForce)

For more than 40 years, youth agencies in the Barwon sub-Region have encouraged their workers to contribute to the development of a hugely successful community network. This large, inclusive network of 200+ members who have a stake in improving the outcomes for young people, relies on the participation of all workers, Government representatives schools and interested community members.