We connect people with evidence.
Research, data analytics, and evaluation services for governments, nonprofit organizations, and foundations serving children, youth, and families.
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A New Guide to Community Psychosocial and Mental Health Response and Recovery Post-Flooding in Canada
PolicyWise created a guide for public health practitioners providing community-level psychosocial and mental health support post-flooding. In partnership with the National Collaborating Centre for Environmental Health and with support from a team of advisors from across the country, we explored the impacts, priorities, and response strategies that can be adapted and applied across Canada. Find out more!
PolicyWise Is Supporting Gender-Based Employment Recovery in Alberta
Read the Priorities Snapshot to learn what the research says about the gendered impact of COVID-19 on employment and pathways forward for Alberta.
A Message from the Board Chair & Vice-Chair of PolicyWise
On behalf of the PolicyWise Board of Directors, Dr. Jackie Sieppert, Chair, and Ms. Michelle Okere, Vice-Chair wish to announce the retirement of Ms. Robyn Blackadar from her position as President and Chief Executive Officer (CEO) effective September 2023.
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.
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.