Social Program Planning

For social programs to be culturally-competent and successful they must be participant-driven.

Our focus is on the following areas:

  • Impact of residential school systems and abuses

  • Indigenous homelessness

  • Violence against women

Our expertise, at Social Change Solutions:

Community and Strategic Planning and Needs Assessments - Grass-roots needs identification. We work with you to set priorities to address immediate and long term goals to address gaps in services and set clear and culturally-relevant objectives, timelines and work plans. 

Program Design and Implementation - Working with you, WE COME UP WITH A WORKPLAN to set your vision in motion. (your program may include protocols, policies and procedures are developed to address program effectiveness.

Program Analysis and Evaluation - To understand whether a program is having the desired impact and/or whether there is room for improvement.  Social Change Solutions will assist to establish effective and culturally sensitive success indicators and outcome measures.

Social Program Planning FAQs

What is Social Program Planning?


Social Program Planning is the development of programs and projects pertainging to social issues and address social injustices and inequities to strengthen community (eg. domestic violence and abuse, homelessness, youth leadership, racism, women's issues, the legacy of the residential school system and abuses).




How do we conduct Social Program Planning?


Social Program Planning invovles community engagement in the social issues you wish to address, utilizing proven social research and data collection methods to gain deep and full understanding of the issue. This includes engaging all relevant stakeholders in strategic planning, assesing needs and gaps in services (needs assessment), program design/implementation and preparing proposals to whomever it is you wish to convey your vision for change.