Program Evaluation for the Homelessness Sector

Designing and Conducting the Evaluation

Introduction to Part 2

Lessons

  • Needs Assessment
  • Logic models
  • Evaluation strategy
  • Outcomes measurement
  • Data collection

Main Takeaways

  • Evaluations should be well planned but they don’t need to be complex to be effective.
  • As much as possible, evaluation activities such as data collection can be built into processes that are already happening so as not to overburden program staff.
  • Tools such as logic models and outcome measurement framework will make the end product more meaningful and useful to your stakeholders.