Resource Sheet: Evaluating The Hub Model

NOTE: The focus of this resource guide is on evaluation of the overall hub model, rather than on individual organizations and their programs and services (each of which may have its own evaluation processes, required by funders or generated internally). However, the impact of partnering on hub programs and with the organization will likely be […]

Langs Hub Evaluation Fact Sheet

This easy-to-read, four-page report highlights the findings of an evaluation of Langs in Cambridge and the Family Centre (of Family & Children Services of Waterloo Region) in Kitchener. This high level overview describes the methodology used and shows—in chart form—a theory of change model that was developed for the hubs. It also reports outcomes for […]

Evaluation Report of Langs and Family & Children’s Services of the Waterloo Region

This detailed report outlines an evaluation framework with an important element being that the results are actually useful. An evaluation committee was formed with representatives of both hubs and the Community Hubs Division at the Province. The purposes of the evaluation were clearly outlined and 16 key evaluation questions were developed. The outcomes, along with […]

The Major Ballachey Hub, Brantford

Recognized with a 2017 Local Municipal Champions Award by the Ontario Municipal Social Services Association, this unique school-based hub is based on a partnership between the Grand Erie District School Board and the City of Brantford.

The Hope Centre, Welland

The Hope Centre in Welland, Ontario, has a long tradition of providing services to people who most need support in meeting their basic needs – and the need has been great.

The Langs Hub, Cambridge

Langs is a dynamic organization with six locations including the HUB@1145, its main location. There is much to learn from the innovation and leadership of this remarkable organization, which will mark its 40th anniversary in 2018.

Surplus Property Transition Initiative

The Ministry of Infrastructure has re-launched an expanded version of the Surplus Property Transition Initiative, an existing program to support community organizations involved with developing community hubs at the local level across Ontario. The Surplus Property Transition Initiative helps organizations and community groups transition surplus publicly owned properties, such as schools, public hospitals or other […]

Resource Sheet – Governance

 Definition of Governance: Broadly speaking, governance is about the decision-making and accountability within an organisation. This relies upon structures and processes to enable the organization to function effectively. It also means an organisation conforms to its legal and regulatory requirements and meets community and stakeholder expectations…. ~ Shared Facility Partnerships (Victoria 2007) Governance is the […]