Projects 

    CCBR typically has 12-15 ongoing projects and has completed over 400 projects since 1982. Each project is guided by our commitment to impacting social change in practical and powerful ways. We conduct research with people not on people, cultivating respect with communities at every step of the process.

    Projects can be searched for using words from the project title or using the service area, theme, or date range for the project. You can also type 'Service Area' or 'Theme' into the search bar to get a list of options in each of these fields.

    8980_ Evaluation of Wellness Program and Social Isolation
    The evaluation of Alzheimer Society, Minds in Motion programs was conducted to understand the impact programs have on the well-being of people with dementia and their care partners as well as on local communities.
    8982_ Review of Respite Services in Wellington/Dufferin
    The review was conducted to understand what, when and how respite has been accessed by families caring for children and adults with developmental disabilities. The review explored strengths, weaknesses, barriers, and how to improve respite in Wellington and Dufferin counties.
    8984_ Digital Messaging for Settlement and Integration Evaluation

    CCBR led a summative evaluation of the Digital Messaging for Settlement Integration (DMSI) project. DMSI is a grassroots network using digital means to improve information flow between newcomers and settlement support providers.

    8986_ Collaborating for Community-Driven and Culturally Relevant Early Childhood Practices, Programs, and Policies
    A national research collaboration, led by the University of Alberta, to develop community-driven and culturally relevant approaches for producing and using evidence to improve early childhood practice, programs, and policy toward system effectiveness. 



    8989_ Food Bank Canada’s Collaborative Evaluation for Collective Impact
    This project laid the foundation for Food Banks Canada to evaluate its recently developed Strategic Planning Framework. The project involved developing evaluation capacity-building resources and an evaluation framework.
    8990_ The Working Together Project

    This Project engaged partners in developing innovative approaches to improve the vocational and language skills of refugees in the workplace. CCBR led a developmental evaluation that was funded by Immigration, Refugees, and Citizenship Canada via Reception House of Waterloo Region.

    8991_ Evaluation Capacity Building for Refugee Resettlement

    This project built capacity among organizations and groups who support refugees across Canada. The project was led by CCBR in partnership with the Evaluation Capacity Network at the University of Alberta and guided by a cross-stakeholder advisory group. 

    8993_ Evaluation of First Link Care Navigation
    The evaluation of First Link Care Navigation, a Alzheimer Society program, assessed the impact of Initiative on client outcomes. Over 3 years, CCBR developed and implemented a comprehensive multi-site and multi-method evaluation framework involving clients living with dementia and those connected with their care. 
    8995_ Travel Training Project

    The Travel Training project was designed to increase knowledge and skills for independent travel among people with intellectual/development disabilities. The project was evaluated using document reviews, surveys, focus groups, and interviews. The evaluation was funded by Community Living Toronto.

    8999_ Peel Poverty Reduction Project

    The purpose of this project was to design and conduct a developmental evaluation of an innovative inter-agency collaborative that developed and tested an integrated system of support for people with developmental disabilities/dual diagnosis (DD/DD) accessing homeless shelters. The evaluation was funded by Ontario Local Poverty Reduction Fund via Community Living Brampton Caledon.