ŽELVA, D.O.O., LJUBLJANA; The Company for Qualifying and employment of disabled persons, has grown out of small Želva, and was founded by the association Sožitje, upon the proposal of Employment service of Slovenia on 1991. Sožitje is the only founder and owner of the Želva.
Želva was founded with the intention of qualifying the youth with easier mental and physical handicaps and has started to work on 3.5.1991
First there were only few youngsters, mentor and director. Today Želva assures work and employment to 370 persons (270 with invalidism).
Today Želva is a company with very branching organizational structure and includes a variety of different areas.
1. MANAGING BUILDINGS
2. BUILDING MAINTENANCE
3. CLEANING SERVICE
4. COMMUNAL SERVICE
5. JOINER'S DEPARTMENT
SOCIAL AND EMPLOYMENT REHABILITATION DEPARTMENT
1. Program of employment - vokational rehabilitation
2. Program of social inclusion
3. The public service program
4. Daily working centers
5. Institutional sheltered-residential units.