FØNIX (FONIX), Sandefjord
Is the largest company within the vocational rehabilitation market in
Norway. Our main office is in Sandefjord, Norway, (120 km south of Oslo) supporting 11 regional offices in the county of Vestfold. FONIX has approx. 200 employees – mostly certified trainers and instructors / teachers.
FONIX are an NGO and organized as a limited company (AS), but act as a non-profit organization through our formal approval as supplier to the Norwegian Labor and Welfare Service (NAV).
FONIX is 100% owned by the municipality of Sandefjord. Sandefjord is the 8t h largest city in Norway with approximately 65.000 inhabitants. Our formal approval as supplier to NAV (The Norwegian Labour and Welfare Administration) requires that owners cannot take out dividends, and that all profits will benefit the users of the enterprise. In this setting, FONIX serves an important role for the community and public authorities regarding vocational rehabilitation.
At any time during the year, this service includes approximately 2.000 learners/jobseekers and approximately 300 migrants / language learners.
In 2019, more than 1.200 people got a job through FONIX.