Inserfac is a work integration social enterprise (WISE) in the French département of Puy-de- Dôme, which was set up in 1991 by a national training agency, INFA, as an atelier et chantier d’insertion, to “promote the professional integration of people in difficulty by organising projects of social utility”. It now operates nine workshops which offer 66 integration places as well as employing 22 supervisors and administrators along with 17 volunteers. Each employee follows a tailor-made programme comprising assessment, action plan, technical training and help with finding a permanent job.
Operations include a knife factory, ecological cleaning, costume design and conservation, sewing, ironing, book laminating, forestry, tourism, play and an organic restaurant.
Annual turnover is €2.5 million.