Projects & Contracts

EnMark Associates has worked with clients in the public and community benefit sectors since 1991.

Our work in diverse sectors has ranged from small research projects to comprehensive community change initiatives. Here’s a sampling…

  • Cross-country networking meetings facilitated for Connections: Knowledge Exchange for Agencies Serving Women with Substance Use Issues
  • Strategic planning supports for clients including the emergency food system, City of Hamilton, and Alternatives for Youth (AY)
  • Design and facilitation of public input to the Accessible Transit Services review for the City of Hamilton (as part of the Nelson/Nygaard Consulting team)
  • Facilitation and consultation in support of the transition and merger of Hamilton Addiction System Coalition and Hamilton Addiction and Mental Health Network

“Thanks for your ongoing cheerleading, great facilitation and push. You’ve helped us rise to a new level. ‘Karen’ has become my definition of facilitator’!”

  • Review of a local children’s agency for the Ministry of Children & Youth Services
  • Design and facilitation of workshops for the City of Hamilton’s Homelessness Prevention Initiative, GLBT Advisory Committee, Advisory Committee for Persons with Disabilities, and Aboriginal Advisory Committee
  • Interim Executive Leadership for Salvation Army’s Grace Haven in Hamilton
  • Development of a comprehensive Board of Directors manual and volunteer management materials for The Week of the Child & Youth, Hamilton

“Our thanks for the excellent material you put together for us. It seems as we progress in our efforts we find more treasures in your material. Thanks also for your ongoing support.”

  • Policy development and policy writing for Hamilton East Kiwanis Boys’ and Girls’ Club, Salvation Army’s Grace Haven and New Choices programs, Alternatives for Youth, and the Community Child Abuse Council of Canada
  • An extensive review of Withdrawal Management Services in Brant, Haldimand, Hamilton and Niagara (Local Health Integration Network)
  • Community consultation to inform and update Hamilton’s mental health system design; Consultation and facilitation in support of system change in addiction services; Consultation and survey to inform best practices in serving individuals with concurrent disorders

“Impressive and comprehensive work… important ideas that will play a very helpful role.”

  • Feasibility studies/needs assessments for Hamilton Addiction System Coalition for a mobile addiction services team; Supported Housing for Seniors, for MOHLTC in Niagara; Support Needs of Individuals Living with HIV/AIDS for the City of Hamilton
  • Workshops/training/planning for the Afro-Canadian Caribbean Association (ACCA) of Hamilton, SACHA (Sexual Assault Centre Hamilton & Area), Alternatives for Youth, Hamilton Food Share, New Choices Program, Hamilton Addiction System Coalition, Centre for Addiction and Mental Health, Halton Violence Prevention Council, Hamilton’s emergency food system, and others
  • Province-wide series of system thinking and system management training workshops for field staff of the Ontario government

“Your dedication to this project has never been less than 110%. Your professionalism, integrity, passion, grit and work ethic made it easy – and fun!”

EnMark Associates

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