We connect people with evidence.
Research, data analytics and evaluation services for governments, nonprofit organizations and foundations serving children, youth and families.
Our Latest News
Flooding is the most common climate related disaster in Canada. It can have lasting impacts on communities, including to people’s mental health and psychosocial well-being. In collaboration with the National Collaborating Centre of Environmental Health (NCCEH) we explored the impacts of flooding on Canadian communities. Read more about what we learned.
PolicyWise is undertaking a new project with Making the Shift. Learn more about how we’ll support the youth homelessness sector to end youth homelessness in Canada. Read the full news story!
At PolicyWise, we are committed to generating evidence to inform decision-making. In the 2021-2022 Annual Report we highlight some of our project work from the past year that shows how our work generates evidence that policymakers and communities use to make informed decisions. Read the full story!
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.