Professional perspectives thanks to work shop

project partner: wärchbrogg

Jobs for people with mental impairment

Wärchbrogg in Lucerne supports people with mental disabilities in their everyday work. It offers them sheltered jobs in the areas of production and services. In this way, those affected can build up professional perspectives for themselves.

Among other things, Wärchbrogg takes on assembly jobs and office services. The aim is to integrate those affected into the labor market in the long term. This also enables them to participate more easily in social, civic and political life.

The Wärchbrogg workshop is centrally located on Alpenquai in Lucerne. There, the employees carry out various work orders for trade, industry and the public sector with the help of professional support.

Wärchbrogg - In the production room employees are supported in every respect needed and thus can build professional perspectives.

Support in their everyday work

Wärchbrogg supports people with a mostly mental impairment. Currently, around 135 people share the 70 workplaces. There the people concerned are supported in terms of occupational psychology, social pedagogy and specialist support in their everyday work.

Wärchbrogg - new sewing machines create new jobs and more people with mental disabilities can build professional perspectives

Build professional perspectives

Wärchbrogg and its employees take on orders in the areas of transport, office, assembly or ready-made clothing. For example, they sew Santa Claus bags or Easter nests. The people concerned gain experience and can build up their future employment outlook.

Wärchbrogg - Special orders can be carried out in a specially air-conditioned workroom.

Special room for special products

Thanks to a special workspace, Wärchbrogg and its employees can also perform work with increased hygiene requirements. There is also have a cold room for temperature-sensitive products.

Wärchbrogg in Lucerne supports people with mental disabilities in their everyday work. It offers them sheltered jobs in the areas of production and services. In this way, those affected can build up professional perspectives for themselves.

Happel Foundation, Schweiz - Logo

The Happel Foundation supported Wärchbrogg in the purchase of new sewing machines and in the modernization of their workshop.

Wärchbrogg - Bridge to the labor market

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