Community Services


  Empowering Communities Through Evaluation

When community members are empowered and provided opportunities to generate solutions and act on them, communities are healthier, economically viable, and more equitable for all.

At Vital Research, we work with organizations and community leaders to understand and address the needs of the individuals, families and youth whom they serve. We focus our research and evaluation efforts on services that improve accessibility, foster social inclusion, and empower residents to successfully navigate and achieve their life goals. Areas of expertise include:

  • Youth Diversion
  • Gang Prevention and Diversion
  • Family Mental Health
  • Resident Services
  • Housing
  • Youth Workforce Development
  • Working Women
  • Community Arts Programming

 Expertise & Experience

  • Youth Services

    Youth Services

    We evaluate the impact of programs for youth focused on addressing trauma, gang influence, and successful diversion from justice system involvement.

  • Workforce Development

    Workforce Development

    We measure the outcomes of workforce development programs associated with youth, adults, and women with children. In addition, Vital Research has engaged in work evaluating collaboratives addressing the unique needs of communities around job skills training and employment.

  • Affordable Housing and Supportive Housing

    We work with organizations that provide resident services in affordable housing and permanent supportive housing communities by evaluating services, surveying residents, and engaging in the development of logic models and outcomes for organizations to assess their impact on ending homelessness.