The overarching objective of Diakoniewerk Upper Austria is to support people who have additional requirements or challenging behaviours and to encourage self-determination. In the spirit of inclusion, the Diakoniewerk Upper Austria strives to offer its services to people where they are at home.

In the same manner at Softwarepark Hagenberg social ties are created, maintained and used effectively according to individual abilities in order to work with others. Participation in social life on a daily basis is normal in Hagenberg.

The EDV-Werkstätte Hagenberg is located in the Softwarepark Hagenberg IT Center. 12 people with disabilities work in the IT Centre.

They are responsible for the following tasks depending on talents and abilities:

  • Office and clerical work
  • Updating the website using CMS systems
  • Supported communication: creating signs, labels, weekly schedules
  • Reformulating texts in simple language
  • Designing invitations, business cards etc.
  • Internet research (e.g. price comparisons)
  • Scanning Converting slides, negatives and photos to CD and DVD
  • Converting VHS to DVD
  • Video editing and dubbing
  • Converting vinyl and cassettes to CD
  • and much more

The EDV-Werkstätte is open Monday to Thursday from 7.30 am to 4 pm, and 7.30 am to 2 pm on Friday.


Josef Lengauer
Softwarepark 35, 4232 Hagenberg
Tel.: +43 (0) 664 827 34 38
 j.lengauer@diakoniewerk.at, www.diakoniewerk.at/wshagenberg 

The Diakoniewerk operates a post partner in the centre of Hagenberg with four people with disabilities from the EDV-Werkstätte Hagenberg and three employees.

They offer a variety of postal services, for example you can drop off letters and parcels, pay in payment slips, buy stamps, play Lotto/Toto and much more. The employees of the post partner also collect the outgoing mail from companies in Softwarepark Hagenberg every day.

There is also a Diakonie shop on the premises, where hand-made, high-quality products made in the Diakoniewerk’s workshops can be purchased. The staff also offer other services such as computer repairs, converting slides to DVD, converting VHS to DVD, website creation, invitation and poster design etc.

The Hagenberg post partner and the Diakonie shop are open Monday to Friday from 8 am - 12 pm and from 2 pm - 5 pm.


Alexandra Haunschmidt
Hauptstraße 90, 4232 Hagenberg
Tel.: +43 (0) 7236 20 806, Fax: +43 (0) 07236 20 806
a.haunschmidt@diakoniewerk.at, www.diakoniewerk.at/postpartner