Innovative Practice 2021 on Inclusive Employment and ICT
Vocational support for people with intellectual disabilities in the penal system
Asociación APSA is a Spanish NGO based in Alicante that supports people with intellectual disabilities and their families. Its Penitentiary Programme provides individualized vocational support for people with intellectual disabilities serving sentences in the criminal justice system. It offers training and transition support, including through its sheltered employment centres in the community. In 2020, APSA supports 65 persons with intellectual disabilities.
“APSA’s support was crucial. Following release from prison, Paco now has a stable job.”
|Name of Innovative Practice:||APSA Penitentiary Programme|
|Spain – Alicante|
|Sub-Category||A project of Civil Society|