Founded in 1976, OMNI Institute is a social science research firm based in Denver. The institute offers research, evaluation, technical assistance and training services to a range of state, national and international agencies. It specializes in a variety of research areas, including community health, youth development, juvenile and criminal justice, and substance abuse prevention and treatment. OMNI Institute provides program evaluation, instrument development, survey administration and secondary-data analysis services. The institute s clients include the Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment, United States Agency for International Development and Center for Substance Abuse Prevention. It also provides training and technical assistance for developing research and evaluation capacity.