Background organizations

Vates is a third sector organization established in 1993 by national associations and organizations. At present (03/2019) there are 46 background organizations. They all have right to have a representative in the Vates-council.

  • Buusti
  • Caritas Foundation
  • The Disability Service Foundation in Uusimaa
  • Eteva the Joint Municipal Authority for Disablity Services
  • The Finnish Association for Mental Health, FAMH
  • The Finnish Association on Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities (FAIDD)
  • The Finnish Association for Person with Intellectual Disabilities
  • The Finnish Association of the Deaf
  • The Finnish Association of People with Psychical Disabilities (FPD)
  • Finnish Central Association for Mental Health
  • Finnish Clubhouse Coalition
  • The Finnish CP Association
  • The Finnish Epilepsy Association (FEA)
  • The Finnish Federation of Hard of Hearing (FFHOH)
  • The Finnish Federation of the Visually Impaired (FFVI)
  • FILHA
  • Finnish Neuro Society
  • The Finnish Neuromuscular Disorders Association
  • FDUV
  • Kevama
  • Key Foundation
  • Kiipula Foundation
  • Kokkotyö Foundation
  • Kårkulla-Council Federation
  • Lahden Työn Paikka Oy
  • Laptuote-Foundation
  • Meriva
  • North Karelian Society for Social Security
  • Nuorten Ystävät
  • Parik Foundation
  • Provincial Government State Office of Southern Finland
  • The Organisation for Respiratory Health in Finland and its regional centres in Hämeenlinna, Lahti and Turku
  • Puustelli Support (association supporting workshop and accommodation)
  • Rehabilitation Foundation
  • Rinnekoti Foundation
  • Satakunta Special Welfare District
  • The Service Foundation of the Deaf
  • Silta-Valmennusyhdistys
  • Sininauhaliitto
  • Social Service Foundation Raina
  • TITRY
  • TOIMI-työvalmennussäätiö (TOIMI - Work Training Foundation)
  • Yritystaito Oy