Disabled people at work, integration projects, benefits to sponsors

Establishment/start-up, expansion as well as modernisation and equipment of an integration project can be funded by the Integration Office. Integration projects serve the permanent employment and vocational qualification of severely disabled people on the general labour market, whose integration into other employment on the general labour market encounters particular difficulties due to the nature and severity of the disability or due to other circumstances, despite exhausting all funding opportunities and the use of integration specialist services. 

Informal application.


Employment of severely disabled people, among others:

  • with a mental or emotional disability or with a severe physical, sensory or multiple disability, which has a particularly detrimental effect on working life and, alone or together with other circumstances that inhibit placement, makes it difficult or prevents participation in the general labour market outside an inclusive company,
  • which, after targeted preparation in a workshop for disabled people or in a psychiatric institution, are eligible for the transition to a company or a service on the general labour market and are to be prepared for this transition,
  • after completion of a school education, which only have the prospect of employment on the general labour market if they first take part in vocational preparation measures in an inclusive company and are employed and further qualified there, and


A large amount of information is also available on the website of the State Office for Social Affairs, Youth and Care at: 

  • State Office for Social Affairs, Youth and Care

Related Links

  • § 28 a Severely Disabled Compensation Tax Ordinance (SchwbAV)
  • § 185 Abs. 3 Nr. 3 Sozialgesetzbuch Ninth Buch Rehabilitation und Teilhabe von Menschen mit Behinderungen (Ninth Book Sozialgesetzbuch - SGB IX)
  • § 215 ffSocial Code Ninth Book Rehabilitation and Participation of People with Disabilities (Ninth Book of the Social Code - SGB IX)

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