The government has published the latest Work Choice statistics showing that the specialist programme continues to support people with moderate to severe disabilities, health problems and impairments towards and into work. The statistics cover the period up to and including December 2013.

Kirsty McHugh Chief executive of ERSA commented on the statistics:

“ERSA is delighted that the latest government statistics show the continued success of this specialist programme which has helped thousands of people with disabilities and health conditions to find and stay in work

“ERSA is mindful of the fact that Work Choice offers a unique opportunity for many to gain the right skills and opportunities to get on in life and calls on the government to continue to support this important service”