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BackTrack – Helping Youth at Risk
Mission: To help as many young people having a hard time as possible
Our programs and our team members have been recognised for their hard work and effectiveness. See the awards we’ve received…
"Tracking Forward" - Dinner and presentation evening held at Armidale City Bowling Club on 25th September '15 following the 2 months that Bernie Shakeshaft has been examining youth programs and alternative funding models in United States, Canada and Italy. Bernie...read more
"When the Newcastle Jets A-League Football team came to Armidale last month, they organised a special meeting with a local organisation that helps young people The Jets were told about the work of BackTrack by one of their supporters, The Greater Building Society....read more
Helena Pastor's eldest son Joey left home when he was 15. After years of anger and rage, windows getting smashed and the police knocking on the door, Pastor was at her wits' end. Joey's family loved him dearly but the tension-filled environment was destroying them...read more
Member for Northern Tablelands Adam Marshall joined Rural Fire Service and BackTrack team members in Armidale today as the latest innovation in firefighting was unveiled in a red-hot ceremony. The focus of the attention was a streamlined car body fitted with gas jets...read more
FOUNDING & CURRENT SPONSORS
Community Mutual Group
Armidale Bowling Club
Armidale Dumaresq Council
Department of Education & Communities
Vincent Fairfax Family Foundation
Jobs Australia Enterprises
The Walter & Eliza Hall Trust
Rotary Club of Armidale
University New England
Dubbo South Rotary Club
By Year 9 Tyron was constantly suspended from school and in trouble with the law. In Year 10, everything turned around with a School Based Traineeship run by BackTrack. Tyron has completed his Cert II in Primary Industries and Metals Engineering and is the first in 3 generations to have a HSC. Tyron now has real employment prospects.
Young People Supported
Engaged in education/employment
Effort goes in
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