Established in 1992, Astwood Strategy Corporation is a leading Canadian criminal and social justice research, evaluation and strategy consultancy that serves police agencies, government departments, First Nation's communities, national and provincial associations, social services groups and others committed to reducing crime and victimization and ensuring social justice. Our clients include the Ontario Ministry of Children and Youth Services, Public Safety Canada, Royal Canadian Mounted Police, Grand Council of the Crees/Cree Regional Authority, Ottawa Police Service, Correctional Service of Canada, Cree School Board, Hamlet of Pangnirtung, and many others from coast to coast to coast.
Astwood selected by East Metro Youth Services of Toronto to evaluate their 5-year Our House Your House program, a replication of the evidence-based Strengthening Families Program. Astwood will be reponsible for outcome and process evaluation in addition to cost effectiveness/cost benefit analysis.
Astwood selected by Mishkeegogamang First Nation to help revitalize its emergency family violence shelter funded by Aboriginal Affairs and Northern Development Canada, as well as commence a comprehensive community action planning process to help address the state of emergency declared in the community in early 2014. .