Human Services

Kristina Smock Consulting works with nonprofit human services providers, foundations and local governments to provide support with policy, planning and program development.

Areas of expertise include:

  • ­   Research and analysis to inform planning and policy
  • ­   Program development
  • ­   Program evaluation
  •   Strategic Planning





211info, Data Project: Worked with Oregon’s human services hotline to develop strategies for using its data to help inform human services planning and public policy, 2010-2011.

CASA for Children, Outcome Data Project: Assessed options for CASA to collect and analyze outcome data to demonstrate the efficacy and return on investment of its work, 2013.

Multnomah County SUN Program, Early Learning Hub Research: Conducted research on the demographics and needs of low-income 0-6 year olds in Multnomah County to support the development of Multnomah County’s Early Learning Hub, 2013.

Sisters of the Road, Strategic Planning: Coordinated a five-year strategic planning process that included gathering stakeholder input and facilitating a board and staff retreat, 2007-2008.

YWCA of Portland, Environmental Scan: Conducted research and stakeholder focus groups to inform the organization's re-invention process, 2011.

Zimmerman Community Center, Program Development: Conducted best practices research and facilitated strategic planning, program development and organizational development for a non-profit working to strengthen civic life in Portland’s River District, 2006-2009.