The Dutch Association of Healthcare Providers for People with Disabilities (De Vereniging Gehandicaptenzorg Nederland, or VGN) is the inter-branch organisation for providers of care and services to people with a disability. The VGN pro-actively represents the interests of her members. Sixty professionals work at our offices in Utrecht. Within the sector of care for the handicapped, 167,000 employees work with over 155,000 clients. The total budget for the sector amounts to approximately € 6.4 billion a year. The VGN strives for favourable conditions and an active representation of interests in the fields of finance, laws and regulations, employer issues and content of the care provided.