Hidden populations


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.

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 […]

Evaluation of Gypsy, Romani and Traveller project in Northumberland

We evaluated Blyth Citizens Advice Bureau’s Gypsy, Romani and Traveller project in Northumberland. The project included work in prisons and the community. For a copy of the report, click here.

Sex markets in Teesside

Study into women and men involved in prostitution in Teesside.

Parents with learning difficulties in Newcastle upon Tyne

This piece of research looked at provision for parents with learning disabilities in Newcastle and gaps in services. We looked at perspectives from the health authority, the judiciary, local authority, voluntary sector and from parents.

Mapping sex markets

Since 2003, we have been mapping sex markets in the North East and Cumbria. This has resulted in a series of publications which can be downloaded here.

Methodology paper: mapping sex markets

This paper presents how we carried out our mapping of sex markets in the North East and Cumbria. It provides a useful template for other organisations to investigate sex markets in their own areas.

Evaluation of the SWAN project

Evaluation of this diverting women from custody project in Northumberland

Young adult carers needs assessment

This is a needs assessment of a carers between the ages of 18 and 25 in County Durham

CLIENT FEEDBACK

"Barefoot did a fantatsic job of our evaluation. In particular, their approach to working with our service users was very impressive. The evaluation has answered many of our questions, but also asked us more, which gives us a great opportunity for the future."

Jayne Butler, Manager, The Comfrey Project

"As an organisation we felt that Barefoot did an excellent job of listening and understanding the needs of our review... We were thrilled with the final report; as well as being a very good read, the presentation and quality was excellent."

Cath Carnaby, Manager, Women's Health Advice Centre


"I am pleased with the honesty and thoroughness with which he (Christopher) dealt with the project. Thanks to the evaluation we now have a number of questions answered and a clear way forward."

Maureen Pearson, Area manager North East, Parentline Plus