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The Social Innovation Research Group (SIRG) supported an outcome evaluation for a community-based therapeutic project entitled OK2BME.

ok2bme logoSince 2006, the OK2BME project, an initiative of KW Counselling Services, has been geared towards supporting LGBTQ+ individuals 16 or older in the Waterloo Region. However, there has never been a program evaluation of OK2BME’s services in the history of the organization. Based on this outstanding need, SIRG participated, in tandem with other WLU researchers and KW Counselling Services, in an outcome evaluation.

The aim of the outcome evaluation was to answer a fundamental question: Does the OK2BME project fulfill its mandate to answer and address, in a culturally relevant manner, the specificity of needs of LGBTQ+ individuals in Waterloo Region? 

The OK2BME program evaluation pointed to the overwhelming success and relevance of this initiative for LGBTQ+ individuals in our community and beyond.

Contact Us:

Ginette Lafrenière, SIRG Director

T: 519.884.0710 x5237
Office Location: FSW 310