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What is the problem or issue you are trying to solve and how do you know this? Evidence of need and evidence to support particular approaches to meeting need are the basis for successful delivery. We’ve brought together a range of evidence to help with your inclusion work.

Cornwall Council has an evidence-base covering a broad range of topics – [link]

Accessibility Mapping of key services by Cornwall Council – [link]

Community Network Profiles in Cornwall – [link]

2011 Census at a glance in Cornwall – [link]

Shelter’s new report revealing that millions of people in England have suffered a deterioration in their mental health in the last five years because of housing problems, and as a result, many have sought help from their GPs.  You can read the report here. It’s based on interviews with GPs and a survey of 3,500 adults, about the mental health impact of housing problems. The independent research was undertaken on Shelter’s behalf by ComRes in January and February 2017

Homelessness in Cornwall  – A review of homelessness data and research January 2014 Link

Rough Sleeping Reduction Strategy –  can be found at Rough Sleeping Reduction Strategy

Foodbanks Emergency Use Only: Understanding and reducing the use of food banks in the UK.  The Child Poverty Action Group, Church of England, Oxfam GB and The Trussell Trust.   Here

Learning from the Helston and the Lizard Works project here 

Smart Cornwall, a programme to make Cornwall and the Isles of Scilly an exemplar in the field of smart energy – evidence base – [link]


There’s more useful information in our practice page

If you have evidence you’d like to share, we’d love to hear from you. We can also house your evaluation reports in our library and show your delivery on our practice page.

Photographs have been funded by the European Social Fund and are courtesy of Simon Burt Photography