Evaluation of Rochdale Connections Trust (RCT) Targeted Youth Service
What is the need?
Rochdale Connections Trust (RCT) is a charity that works with young people with the aim of putting their lives back on track by offering practical and emotional support. RCT wanted to demonstrate that their Target Youth Service had an impact on a range of outcomes for young people and that their approach was cost effective and cost beneficial.
What are we doing?
Our evaluation used both quantitative and qualitative methods and examined a range of outcomes for young people (Impact Analysis). This information, together with cost data captured during the project were used to demonstrate that their approach was cost effective and cost beneficial (Economic Evaluation).
What were the outcomes?
A report was presented to Rochdale Connections Trust in April 2012
What are the timescales?
The evaluation took place between 2011 and 2012