Community minded. Data driven.
Grounded in New Brunswick.

The Human Development Council identifies and addresses social issues in
New Brunswick through research, information, coordination and networking.


HDC connects, convenes and coordinates diverse groups of stakeholders on a range of topics, including homelessness and youth employment.

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HDC in the News

Check out our recent media coverage.


From shelter use and poverty rates to voter turnout and census data, HDC has its finger on the pulse of social issues in New Brunswick.

Around the Block

Get the good news from Saint John’s five priority neighbourhoods.

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About HDC

Our dedicated staff and board of directors believe in creating social impact through research, information, coordination and networking.

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Navigating social systems can be confusing. Our user-friendly databases of community programs across New Brunswick make it easy.

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