Other work


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.

Evaluation of the Musical Relationships project

Evaluation of the Musical Relationships project for Children North East. This was an innovative musical development project working with homeless families and young children.

Evaluation of The Survive to Thrive Fund

Evaluation of The Community Foundation’s grant fund which was aimed at giving chief executives of charities the time and space to enable them to strategically plan. The evaluation found a highly effective programme.

Domestic abuse needs assessment

Needs assessment or gap analysis of domestic abuse for Safer Northumberland.

Evaluation of Fair Share in East Ashington and Seaton Valley

We evaluated two 10 year community development programmes in Northumberland; the forerunner to the Big Local. We worked with Meerkat Films producing films of the evaluation as well as producing full and summary reports. Follow the link to watch the films and download the reports.

Tenants Debt Advice Service – Northumberland

This is an evaluation of Blyth Citizens Advice Bureau and Homes for Northumberland’s Tenants Debt Advice Service. The project worked with tenants in Blyth and Alnwick in Northumberland, helping them manage their debts and pay their rent and Council Tax.

Women’s Health Advice Centre, Northumberland

An evaluation of WHAC’s services between 2008 and 20011

Evaluation of the BU Mental Health Diploma

Impact assessment and review of a diploma taught in schools

Evaluation of Science Families

An impact evaluation of a family learning science education project in Newcastle.

Evaluation of the Comfrey Project

This was a review of the first eight years of project operations

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