At the What Works Centre for Wellbeing we believe that improving wellbeing is the ultimate goal of policy and community action.
We are an independent collaborating centre that develops and shares robust and accessible wellbeing evidence to improve decision making that is used by:
- Governments – national, local, and the wider public sector
- Businesses – large, small and multi national, professional bodies
- Civil society – charities, social enterprises and community groups
Our team works closely with partners to answer key questions on what works to improve wellbeing and identify the gaps in the research to be filled.
How do we do this?
Our vision is of a future where the wellbeing of people and communities improves year on year and wellbeing inequalities are reduced.
We believe that improving wellbeing is the ultimate objective of policy and community action.
Our mission is to develop and share robust, accessible and useful evidence that governments, businesses, communities and people use to improve wellbeing across the UK.
Our approach is:
What is a What Works Centre?
The Centre is a registered Community Interest Company.
You can view all our current and former funders and partners.
We are part of the What Works Network and The Evidence Quarter. This network improves the way government and other organisations create, share and use high quality evidence for decision-making.
Other members of the What Works Network are: