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CES-ON members in good standing are able to submit their consulting services onto our searchable business directory. This dynamic directory will be available to the public, but only CES-ON members in good standing will be allowed to post in the directory. This service is free of charge to CES-ON members. For more information on submitting a listing click here.


Please note this is not an exhaustive list of evaluation consultants in Ontario. This listing also does not imply endorsement of the evaluator or evaluation firm by CES-ON.

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Location : New York City/New York; Toronto/ON
Business Description:

8RES is a minority-owned women’s business and boutique consulting firm based in New York City and Toronto. We have over 20 years of Research, Evaluation, and Strategy experience working with organizations across the country on issues related to education, health and well-being, social equity, and broader policies that influence complex social, cultural, and economic systems.

We have supported evaluation in multiple sectors and roles; working internally and externally to lead the strategic design, implementation, and evaluation of large and small systems and programs. Although we are experts in evaluation approaches, instrument development, and ongoing monitoring, we recognize that organizations and the people they work with are experts of their lives, work, and contexts. We therefore approach every project in collaborative ways that enhance the utilization of the findings with the input of clients and their stakeholders to generate greater learning, improvement, and long-term sustainability.

Phone: 973-960-2704
Arising Collective
Location : Peterborough and Haliburton, ON
Business Description:

Arising Collective provides strategic consulting services that support and elevate purpose-driven organizations. Using thoughtful and collaborative processes, Arising works with clients across sectors to identify opportunities and navigate challenges, understand and demonstrate their impact, while charting new paths that invigorate organizations.

With expertise in strategic planning, evaluation, research, and communications, Arising works collaboratively with clients to achieve their desired results. Collectively, our team has successfully delivered strategic consulting services to local, regional, provincial and national organizations and associations.

Phone: (705) 761-4078
DPRA Canada Inc.
Location : Toronto and Ottawa (Victoria and Yellowknife outside of Ontario)
Business Description:

We are a specialized team of professionals with expertise focused on program and policy development, reviews, and evaluation, applied health and social research, organizational effectiveness, socio-economic research and assessment, and environment and resource management. Indigenous and public consultation and engagement informs much of our work. DPRA Canada has a long history of designing and facilitating processes involving Indigenous people, government, industry, and the public, to reach effective and useful solutions.

Phone: (416) 945-9911
Lana Hamilton
Location : Detroit/Windsor
Business Description:

I support First Nations, Government Agencies, Non-Profits, Consulting Firms, Individual Consultants, and University Faculty with their initiatives for community research, and program and policy planning, implementation, and evaluation. I have more than 15 years of in-depth experience on topics ranging from A to Z (from Art Programs to Zoonotic Disease Programs) and everything in between! I have a rigorous, yet well-rounded approach and deliver targeted info.

Ready To Think
Location : Vaughan, ON
Business Description:

We serve family foundations in strategic planning and program evaluation, and in development of a strong understanding of their giving, impact of giving, and outcomes of programs funded. We are also focused on program evaluation for charities, nonprofits organizations and government agencies, helping to define, understand and measure programs outputs, outcomes, and impact.
Our work builds capacity within the organization, stresses the usefulness of data, and facilitates a strong understanding of goals, objectives, impact, and outcomes. We specialize in: social services, education, policing, and employee surveys
Among our services:
(1) strategic planning and program evaluation
(2) outcome definition, measurement, and evaluation
(3) benchmark, KPIs, KSFs, and indicator design
(4) methodology and research design
(5) training evaluation and customer satisfaction
(6) OTF evaluation component

Phone: 416-999-6755
The Change Maker’s Workshop
Location : Belleville, Ontario
Business Description:

The Change Maker’s Workshop is a boutique consultancy that works alongside nonprofit and governmental health and human service organizations to develop, implement, sustain and evaluate programs and policies that enable people to increase control over their living conditions and their health. Under the leadership of Credentialed Evaluator and Health Promotion Specialist, Tanya Hill, the Change Maker’s Workshop provides services in the areas of program planning and innovation, evaluation and capacity development.

Planning & Innovation

We bring people and ideas together to share perspectives, generate solutions, and transform them into sustainable programs and collaborative initiatives that make change happen.


Through participatory approaches and qualitative and quantitative research methods we will gather and synthesize the evidence needed to inform planning and policy decisions, assess program efficiency and evaluate impact.

Capacity building   

We build the human capacity of organizations to undertake effective evidenced-based population health program and policy planning and evaluation, through workshop and training program development and facilitation.

Phone: 613-919-6871
workHORSE Consulting Group
Location : London and Chatham, ON
Business Description:

WorkHORSE Consulting Group conducts Health Outcomes Research and Service Evaluations, in the academic and public health sectors. We are a 4-member partnership with expertise in epidemiology, biostatistics and health sciences research. We provide consulting and project management services related to:

Systematic evidence reviews (document and literature reviews)
Policy development
Program evaluation
Health economics
Knowledge translation
Statistical analyses
Quantitative and qualitative study design (focus groups, interviews and surveys)
Writing support

Specific areas of research experience and interest include stroke, acquired brain injury, neuro-rehabilitation, health promotion, public health, nutrition and mental health. Our clients include the Heart and Stroke Foundation of Canada, Central East Stroke Network, South West Stroke Network, North Simcoe Muskoka LHIN and the South West LHIN.

Phone: 226-627-0230