We do not believe in making research that gathers dust on a shelf. By working collaboratively with all partners – people who use services, local communities, service providers and policy makers – we develop pragmatic, useable and innovative solutions.

OUR RESEARCH WORK IN 2014 and 2015 INVOLVES

  • Social Return on Investments (SROIs) in projects working with self-harm, family support, men’s mental health, youth justice and community arts
  • Research projects in mental health advocacy, social regeneration, homelessness, institutional abuse and social enterprise
  • General outcome and process evaluations in alcohol services and family support services

We can help organisations to define, plan and implement…

Evaluations

Using outcome / impact evaluation to help organisations understand how their service helped clients.

Social Return on Investment

Using Social Return on Investment (SROI) methodology to help organisations understand the value of what changed. We have trained SROI practitioner on the team.

Process Evaluations

Using process evaluations to help organisations understand how effective the development or delivery of a programme or project was for stakeholders involved.

Define Research Questions

Helping organisations to define research questions, scope of evaluation and evaluation strategies to ensure an evaluation captures the right information in the best way possible.

 

Our latest research and evaluation work