The Hextol Foundation

The Hextol Foundation

Our purpose is to provide work experience opportunities to people with learning disabilities and/or mental health needs so they can develop their skills and self-esteem and grow in confidence, creating a positive impact on the quality of their lives.

Key information


Jo Elliott

Beneficiary Engagement Manager




14c Gilesgate


NE46 3NJ

About The Hextol Foundation

We are a charity and social enterprise which positively supports individuals with learning disabilities and/or mental health needs by providing working opportunities. Our aim to to help our beneficiary volunteers gain new skills and build up confidence as well as reduce social isolation. We have several business areas: The Tans Vegetarian and Vegan Cafe ,Gardening, Warehousing, Packing/ Distribution and Catering.

Our beneficiaries may volunteer with us for shorter periods of time building up employability skills and work experience ;or they may be in a longer placement benefitting from a nurturing, structured working environment. Beneficiaries are supported by paid staff and volunteer supervisors