Metamorphosis. Professional activation of people with disabilities from Zabrze city.

Time frames

August 2013 – June 2015

Project idea and results

The Project objective was professional development of unemployed people with disabilities (age 15-64), coming from Zabrze city.

There were two kinds of support offered in the project:

  • the traditional activation programme for unemployed including: vocational trainings according to the needs and preferences, internships, job coaching and personal assistance,
  • innovative method of support by subcontracting the labour market services to specialized institutions (activities tested by the Ministry of Labour and Social Policy in the pilot projects).

Results: 101 people benefited from our services increasing their professional skills, 46 people received jobs on the open labour market.


Imago Foundation (Project leader), Public Employment Office from Zabrze, Hope for Children Foundation from Zabrze (running a sheltered employment company)..

Source of financing

Project co-financed by European Union from the European Social Fund.