VATES Foundation promotes employment and vocational rehabilitation of people with disabilities or other disadvantageous groups. We promote the employment of those people in the open labour market and the functional opportunities of social employment unities. We work at the nation-wide level.
VATES Foundation maintains networks of actors in the field of special employment and lobbies for legislation, labour market and rehabilitation systems. Our work essentially includes development of employment methods, training and consulting, research and projects.
Our collaboration partners and customers are for example disability organizations, actors of social employment, municipalities and educational establishments and ministries regulating the line of our action.
VATES Foundation, established in 1993, is an organization of experts in promoting employment and vocational training of people with disabilities and other disadvantageous groups. The Foundation has 35 background organizations. These are nation-wide disability organizations and their regional associations as well combinations of municipalities of special welfare and labour services providers.