Who we are

Rated ‘Outstanding in all areas’ by Ofsted.

Humankind Education Centre is part of the national Humankind charity, founded in Durham City in 1984.

We have long and successful experience in meeting the needs of young people…We run our popular Steps4Success course for 16 to 19 year olds, and an 19+ Adult Wellbeing course Step up.

Our Mission

Humankind creates services and support to meet people’s complex health and social needs, helping them to build healthier lives that have meaning and value for themselves and their families. We support local people to create stronger, better-connected communities.

Our Values

Honest: We are open and realistic, building trusted relationships in which we challenge, collaborate and change

Committed: we are passionate about being the best that we can be, and we do this by keeping people at the heart of everything that we do

Inventive: we are ambitious, drawing together skills and resources to innovate and adapt in determined pursuit of our mission.

Please read about the positive impact we make across all our services.