Protected employment is, above all, for people who are not ready to immediately accept a position due to a disability or state of health which prevents them from working under normal working conditions. Therefore, they need constant guidance to find and start a job.
Peer support is, first and foremost, for people who need the support of an individual with a similar disability or illness to resolve their problems.
If you need additional help and guidance when starting work due to your decreased working ability, we offer the help of a support person.
- prepares you for working life;
- supports you in starting work or maintaining employment;
The target group of work rehabilitation is individuals of working age (i.e. persons between the age of 16 and retirement age) with decreased working ability who
On the following pages you will find the contact details (listed by county) of the rehabilitation service providers who are cooperation partners of the Unemployment Insurance Fund. Here you can see the name of the county and one service provider from each county. You can view all of the service providers in the county by clicking on ‘Read more’ below the county. You will also find a list of all of the service providers you are interested in by clicking on the name of the county in the menu on the left. Larger counties have more service providers, so you will need to scroll. By clicking on the service provider, you will be redirected to their website.
If there are currently no service providers in your county, please contact the closest Unemployment Insurance Fund office.
If, due to your disability or decreased working ability, you are unable to perform duties using the employer’s equipment, we will lend you, free of charge, the assistive equipment necessary to carry out the work.
If you are unable to attend work by public transport due to your disability or illness, but need to use a private car, taxi or special transport, the Estonian Unemployment Insurance Fund will partially reimburse you for the additional commuting expenses.
We support employees with decreased working ability in order for them to continue working. If, due to your disabilities, you need help continuing to work, please contact a local Unemployment Insurance Fund office. A case manager from the Unemployment Insurance Fund will help assess possible solutions to any obstacles. The Unemployment Insurance Fund makes a decision based on your individual needs and informs you whether an individual solution is available.