Accelerating social impact.

We build capacity in non-profits, government and private sector partners to accelerate social impact by leveraging research, community engagement, and creative technologies. 

Pictured: Dr. Alina Turner, Principal, Turner Strategies & Co-Founder, HelpSeeker

Pictured: Dr. Alina Turner, Principal, Turner Strategies & Co-Founder, HelpSeeker

We support change-makers, thought leaders, and social entrepreneurs to maximize social impact.

Turner Strategies supports leaders in large-scale social change through community engagement, data analysis and visualization, best practice research and evaluation. We provide change-makers with technical and strategic support to meaningfully and measurably accelerate social impact initiatives.

Turner Strategies is led by Dr. Alina Turner, who founded the firm in 2012; since then, over 70 projects have been completed across diverse social issues and organizations. Dr. Turner leads all aspects of the work, curating teams of experts to meet the needs of each project.  The aim is to provide the highest quality of work, best possible value and impact.

We support communities and leaders committed to making the world a better place. Our projects are diverse, but focused on resolving complex social issues like poverty, homelessness, domestic violence, and food and energy insecurity.

We provide top-tier expertise in:

Our Expertise


System/asset mapping resources.

Thanks to federal partnerships, system/asset mapping using HelpSeeker has scaled nationally.

HelpSeeker provides a real-time resource directory, system/asset mapping and dynamic analytics to help communities and services providers, as well as those looking for help.


Our tailored approach will verify your impact, and accelerate it.

We are change-makers, thought leaders, and social entrepreneurs. We live and breathe social impact, and re-invest time, profits, and passion back into the community. 

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Passion. Expertise. Experience.

We are not your typical consulting firm. Turner Strategies is led by Dr. Alina Turner who directly works on all aspects of projects.  Other top-tier consultants add specific value to projects on case-by-case basis. We simply aim to provide the highest possible quality of work, believing that this in turn, creates the best possible social impact for communities and organizations we work with.


Our Partners

We partner with a variety of non-profit, private and public sector organizations engaged in social impact and innovation work across Canada. Below are some examples. 

Government and National Organizations

Local Organizations