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Our partners each have unique needs. We collaborate with you to establish programs that tailor to your specific needs, objectives and population. Our goal is to deliver the best results in the most efficient and effective way.

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For Funders

Program evaluation can be challenging, expensive and time-consuming, but it is essential for making effective grant-making decisions. We offer tools and knowledge that can help you forge better relationships and build stronger communities.

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For Non-Profits

We work with non-profits to develop and share resources and gain a broader view of the value of your programs. Our experience and resources help connect you to your donors and program participants in new and direct ways.

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Home for the Holidays

On any given night in Canada, around 6,000 youth are homeless. As the temperatures across the country drop for the winter season, concern for these youth grows.

For over 46 years, Operation Come Home has been helping homeless youth get back home through the Reunite program. OCH staff work to counsel both youth and guardians, and they provide a national network of support as the youth travel back to their home towns.

Measuredoutcome.org has been working with Operation Come Home for the past eight years to track and evaluate the Reunite program. We are pleased to feature a graphic summary of the work and value that this program provides to homeless youth in Canada through the Reunite program.

To learn more about Operation Come

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Symposium Wrap Up! Seniors and Intergenerational Programs

On April 26, 2017, Measuredoutcome.org brought together a diverse group of dedicated seniors and youth program providers and advocates to connect and share ideas, and to celebrate the launch our latest report, focusing on low-income seniors in Canada.

The morning was engaging and dynamic, and we would like to extend a huge thank you to all of the agencies who presented and to everyone who came to share their stories, challenges, and ideas on intergenerational programming.

“I met some interesting service providers and foundation board members who stimulated my thinking about the seniors’ sector and about my own agency.”

 

Old connections were rekindled, and new partnerships were formed, all with the purpose of expanding care and development for both seniors and youth in Toronto, and in cities across Canada

“I had many positive conversations and made many connections to whom I have already reached out.”

“Reconnecting with a contact from many years ago, discovering that we are doing similar things and deciding to meet again to discuss collaboration on a project! Also, widening the scope of what inter-generational programming looks like; hearing about the various existing programming here in our city.”

 

 

Presentation slides from the event are available to

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The Case for Intergenerational Programs

“Somehow we have to get older people back close to growing children if we are to restore a sense of community, a knowledge of the past, and a sense of the future.” – Margaret Mead

It has only been recently that North Americans have segregated communities based on age. Historically, most cultures can trace traditions in which youth care for elders and elders provide vital care-giving and mentoring roles to young people in the community. Intergenerational programs are social vehicles that offer younger and older generations the opportunities to interact and become engaged in issues concerning our society.16 These programs bring together people of different generations in ongoing, mutually beneficial, activities. Through intergenerational programs, people of all ages share their talents and resources, supporting

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