Astangu Vocational Rehabilitation Centre is a unique center in Estonia with more than 20 years of experience in providing services for people with special needs. Astangu Center develops the Estonian rehabilitation area and shares its experience with other service providers.
The main services we provide are rehabilitation services, job and capacity assessment, learning opportunities, job opportunities, employment and work placement support. The common goal of these services is to prepare people for working life through the development of work skills and capabilities. Since we began to provide services in 1996, hundreds of people have come to the labor market with our support.
Our target group is working age (16-64 years) people with:
- learning difficulties
- intellectual disabilities from mild to moderate
- congenital and/or chronic health impairments
- hearing loss or deaf people
- acquired physical disabilities and traumatic brain injury
- mental health conditions, including people with autism
In addition to customer service, we are developing the social and educational spheres of Estonia by participating in national and international development projects, several workshops and round tables, organizing trainings and information events for specialists in the field, and offering internship opportunities for future specialists. We are an associate member of the European Rehabilitation Platform and cooperate with various vocational rehabilitation centers in Europe. The quality of our center's social services is also recognized by EQUASS Assurance.