CCBR typically has 15-20 ongoing projects and has completed over 450 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.


    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.

    9005_ New Generation Youth (NGen) Centre

    CBR provided training, coaching, and resourcing to project researchers, community supporters, and youth researchers. The work was funded by INSPIRIT Foundation.

    9012_ Evaluation of Supported Independent Living

    The purpose of this evaluation was to develop an evaluation framework and to support its implementation for the Supported Independent Living (SIL) program. The Bob Rumball Associations for the Deaf (BRAD) funded this project.

    9031_ Evaluation of Multicultural Peer Support Project
    The purpose of this project was to conduct an evaluation of the Kitchener-Waterloo Multicultural Centre's Peer Support Group program regarding mental health. It built on the 5-year Community University Research Alliance (CURA) project on the  Taking Culture Seriously in Mental Health project.
    9044_ Needs Assessment for Shibogama Family Healing Centre

    CCBR conducted a needs assessment and action plan for a Family Healing Centre and Land-Based Healing services operated by the Shibogama Health Authority.

    9050_ Drug Strategy Accommodation in Thunder Bay

    The purpose of the needs assessment was to understand and assess the housing and accommodation needs of people in Thunder Bay who use substances, and to develop a community plan to address the needs identified. The needs assessment was funded by City of Thunder Bay.

    9052_ Community Systems Needs Validation

    CCBR worked with CAMH in three communities (Hamilton, Kitchener/Waterloo and Timmins/Cochrane) to identify, review, and synthesize existing information about mental health system gaps within each community related to transition. The assessment was funded by Centre for Addictions and Mental Health (CAMH).

    9066_ Improving Access to Mental Health Assessment and Consultation Services

    This project’s purpose was to conduct a process and impact evaluation of a program providing French language mental health services to the Francophone population of Waterloo Wellington Local Health Integration Network (WWLHIN). The evaluation was funded by Trellis Mental Health and Development Services.

    9096_ YWCA Toronto Elm Centre Evaluation Framework

    CCBR developed an evaluation framework for the Young Women’s Christian Association (YWCA) Toronto Elm Centre, a 300-unit supportive housing complex for low-income women and their families, for women living with mental health and addiction issues, and for families of Indigenous ancestry. CCBR conducted an evaluation of an innovative staff training and capacity building initiative to support the implementation of services within the Elm Centre.

    9100_Evaluation for EnHANCE Ontario

    CCBR was responsible for generating an overarching, mixed-methods evaluation of the EnHANCE project. This project was a leader in sustainable culture change and capacity building in inter-organizational partnerships and interprofessional collaborative practice. This evaluation was funded by the Ontario Ministry of Health.