Looking for information to help guide the direction of an initiative, organization, or system? C4 can help you gather data and track trends to identify opportunities to support people seeking recovery, housing stability, and well-being.
Environmental scans identify and monitor internal and external factors that can impact the viability of a program or organization and are used to inform policy, planning, and program decisions. Asset mapping identifies valuable resources within a community or system. Having a clear picture of the resources available is critical for matching services and supports to those most in need.
C4 works with communities to conduct environmental scans and develop asset maps for systems and services that deliver housing and recovery supports. We engage in a customized process with our partners to meet their needs and develop actionable, data-informed recommendations.
Our work is designed to answer important questions about program processes and outcomes; increase transparency and accountability with funders, other stakeholders, and the community; and build local capacity and sustainable continuous quality improvement processes. Our approach emphasizes the importance of being culturally humble, person-centered, trauma-informed, and recovery-oriented; considering data collection burden; and balancing quantitative data sources with qualitative sources that uplift the voices of people served.
We prioritize deep integration of people with lived experience and racially equitable frameworks. Our team includes service providers, peers, trainers, researchers, and people who have experienced substance use, mental illness, trauma, housing instability, homelessness, and incarceration.