We generate knowledge by conducting research and evaluation, and by managing, linking, and analyzing data. We measure the impact of how we influence positive changes for children and families.
Children, youth, and families thrive in respectful, safe, and supportive environments shaped by wise decisions.
To inform, identify, and promote effective social policy and practice to improve the well-being of children, families, and communities.
PolicyWise is a charitable, not-for-profit corporation. We are managed by a President and CEO and governed by a dedicated Board of Directors. Our employees are experts in applied research and evaluation, data science, knowledge mobilization, marketing & communications, and administration.
We meet people where they are. This means that we work collaboratively with people to clearly define the issues that they need to address. Together we ensure high quality evidence that informs wise decisions. We continuously assess what is working and what is not and adjust to achieve our common goals.
There are cross-sectoral stakeholders that influence child well-being. As a result, our work often involves working closely with: