The conference was organised in the framework of the European Project INWORK – Meaningful work and (re)integration for marginalised and vulnerable groups, which is supported by the Life Long Learning Programme of the European Commission.

The main organisers are:

The Rainbow Group - an NGO committed to people with social problems, such as homelessness, drug and alcohol abuse and psychiatric disorders, based in Amsterdam (NL).

De Omslag - an independent, non-profit networking organization working on the issue of participation and work, based in Amsterdam (NL).

APDES (Piaget Agency for Development) - a non-profit association In Porto (PT), founded in 2004 to promote integrated development.

Social Firms UK’s - primary purpose is to strengthen and grow the Social Firm and work integration social enterprise sector across the UK in order that more disabled and severely disadvantaged people can gain employment, re-integrate and play their full part in society.

Společnost Podané ruce o.p.s. (SPR) - an NGO in Brno, Czech Republic, providing a network of complex services to assist people at any stage of their drugs problem or, alternatively, to prevent the problem from happening.

Contact Netz – an NGO , based in Bern (CH) is dedicated to the prevention of drug addiction and supports young people and their families on this issue.

Sociedade Portuguesa de Inovação (SPI) - is a knowledge management oriented company with the mission to manage projects that foster innovation and promote international opportunities.





This project has been funded with support from the European Commission.

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