BAG WfbM (Germany)
„Bundesarbeitsgemeinschaft Werkstätten für behinderte Menschen e. V. (BAG WfbM) is the German association of sheltered workshops.“
In 2019, 93 % of the 734 German sheltered workshops were organized in BAG WfbM. BAG WfbM is providing them with services like expert advice on questions related to employment, vocational education, financing and legal issues.
BAG WfbM advocates for the participation of people with disabilities in working life. In Germany, sheltered workshops are highly specialized facilities for vocational rehabilitation who enable people with severe disabilities to participate in working life. They provide vocational education, work opportunities and support in personal development for roughly 320,000 people with intellectual, psychological and severe and multiple disabilities in around 3,000 subsidiaries.