We connect people with evidence.

Research, data analytics and evaluation services for governments, nonprofit organizations and foundations serving children, youth and families.

Updated Nov. 15, 2021

At PolicyWise we believe child and youth well-being should be a policy priority.

Published July 20, 2021

The Youth Mental Health Hubs (Hubs) were launched by the Alberta government in 2017. The goal was to improve mental health care for youth aged 11-24 years. 

Published April 14, 2021

PolicyWise conducted a project to better understand the mental health landscape for emerging adults in the Calgary area.


Who Are We?

Since 2003, PolicyWise has been working with governments and social sector organizations serving children, youth and families. PolicyWise develops custom approaches to help clients gain knowledge, evaluate programs and services, and manage data.

Along the way, we have developed and nurtured a strong reputation as trusted advisors to our clients. When you work with the PolicyWise team, you will be heard, understood and respected. And, you will get evidence-informed insights you can apply in your own organization.

What Do We Do?

PolicyWise helps organizations to enrich the lives of children, youth and families through its rigorous research, data analysis and evaluation services. Each team member has a personal commitment to upholding the strictest professional standards in the projects they undertake.

Our dedicated team will work diligently with you to discover, analyze and share evidence that helps you make policies and decisions for the people you serve.

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How Can We Help You?

In addition to producing results for its clients, PolicyWise believes in making a wide range of reports, infographics, toolkits and other resources publicly available whenever it can. We are committed to generating knowledge to influence positive changes for children, youth and families.