Latest News and Reports

Integrating Children and Young People evaluation

We evaluated the work of Integrating children, a County Durham charity supporting disabled children and young people in the local community engage with social and community activities. Read the summary document here.

Selling sex for survival: adult sexual exploitation and prostitution in the North East and Cumbria

This is our final adult sexual exploitation and prostitution report for Northern Rock Foundation and their Safety and Justice for Victims of Abuse Programme. It brings together the last eight years of research we have carried out across each of the region’s 13 local authority areas. Read the report here.

Child Sexual Exploitation in the North East and Cumbria

This is our final CSE report for Northern Rock Foundation and their Safety and Justice for Victims of Abuse Programme. It brings together the last eight years of research we have carried out across each of the region’s 13 local authority areas. Read the report here.

NEPACS case study

This case study shows the excellent work of NEPACS and the work they do in prisons and the community,  supporting prisoners and their families. It is part of a Clinks series on the work of the voluntary sector in the North East on reducing crime, improving community safety and supporting victims. This case study can be […]

Child sexual exploitation & child ISVAs in Teesside

This report looks at CSE in Teesside and reviews Barnardo’s independent sexual violence advisor service for children. It highlights an inherent problem within the criminal justice system and the service a child is able to receive once they have reported an incident of exploitation. Currently after a report, a child can receive no support that deals […]

Business plan and brochure

Production of a business plan and promotional brochure for Streetwise, a young people’s advice and support project based in Newcastle upon Tyne.

Barefoot Research and Evaluation is a social research organisation based in the North East of England. We have particular expertise working with disadvantaged communities, vulnerable groups and the voluntary/non-profit sector.


Our specialities include:

Barefoot Research and Evaluation also coordinates and administers the North East Offender Network (Neon) on behalf of Voluntary Organisations Network North East (VONNE).

Click here to read a selection of our recent reports




Our Clients Include

Children North East
Children's Society
Citizens Advice Bureau
Community Foundation
County Durham Council
Cumbria University
Department for Education
Escape Family Support
Fire and Rescue Service
Middlesborough City Council
NACRO
National Offender Management Service
Newcastle City Council
Northern Learning Trust
Northern Rock Foundation
Northumbria Police
Probation Service
PROPS North East
Safe Newcastle
University of Northumbria
Voluntary Organisations Network North East
Women's Health Advice Centre
Your Homes Newcastle






Areas We Work In
Prisoners and Reoffending

Prisoners and Reoffending

Resettlement and Recidivism of Offenders
Families

Families and Parenting

Intervention, Education & Child Protection
family

Hidden Populations

Sex Workers, Migrant Workers, Asylum Seekers & Refugees
Women's services

Women's Services

Domestic Abuse, Sexual Violence and Therapeutic Services
Disabilities research and evaluation

Disabilities Research

Disabilities research & evaluation, user controlled research
Other

Other

Arts, Education, Writing & Editorials, Impact Assessment