Fundació Congost Autisme, classified as charitable care and registered in the Foundations registry of the Local Government of Catalonia under number 38, was founded in the year 1984.
Fundació Congost Autisme has the mission of improving the quality of life of people with autism and is recognised internationally as a pioneer in carrying out specific actions and services for their care and treatment.
It has the objective of promoting, safeguarding and helping non-profit organisations dedicated to treating and caring for people with ASD, in promoting and developing projects in scientific research, training and broadcasting, as well as the study of techniques and working methods to be applied in education, healthcare and social integration for these people.
The task of Fundació Congost Autisme has been and continues to be particularly active in the development of Autisme la Garriga’s services and in counselling for other national and international entities.
Fundació Congost Autisme promotes the exchanging of experiences with other organisations and especially with those dedicated to autism. In this regard,it collaborates closely with the Catalan Autism Federation and is a member of the following organisations:
• World Autism Organisation
• International Association Autism Europe
• Confederación Autismo España
Fundació Congost Autisme is also a member of the Spanish Associations of Foundations and the Catalan Foundations Coordinator.