Logo COOP SAPSE (Bastia, Korsika)

Coopérative d'Activité et d'Emploi dans les Services A la Personne et la Silver Economie

COOP SAPSE Corsica is a cooperative providing business support programme for unemployed people in general and notably for disadvantaged women willing to (re)integrate the labour market or to create an economic activity. Its field of activy can be described as: Cooperative Activities and Employment in Human Services and Silver Economy.


The creation of the first Cooperative for the Development of Employment in Services for People and the Silver Economy (COOP SAPSE) is part of an agreement signed by General Confederation of SCOP, the National Agency for Services to People (ANSP), the Ministry of Employment and Social Cohesion and Crédit Coopératif (bank of the enterprises of the social economy).

Its mission, that includes a test phase for entrepreneurs on a trial basis, has received support from:

  • region of Corsica,
  • COOP SAPSE - national network of cooperative in services to person sector,
  • General Confederation of SCOP - production cooperative entreprises,
  • Caisse de DĂ©pĂ´ts et Consignations (CDC) - French public financial institution and
  • Macif foundation - foundation to encourage and support new research projects in the field of risk prevention.

COOP SAPSE Corsica has a county agreement and is positioned on the "comfort" services market, under the trade name of “Dolce Casa Services”: cleaning, ironing, small gardening or do-it-yourself, computer assistance, babysitting / child services…

COOP SAPSE Corsica aims at promoting economic initiative by enabling project managers to create business scale testing economic feasibility of their project while learning responsibility for their own activity and to better understand the functions of the entrepreneurs in real situations.

This social and economic innovation ensures reversibility and easy access to business creation.

Scope of Activities

More generally, COOP SAPSE Corsica activities are: • Coaching for creation and recovery of economic activity, • Implementation of a transitional phase of testing an economic activity (6-18 months) through a specific French contract, • Monitoring of individual activity during test phase (accompanying accounting, advance management, implementation of research funding, with the creation of the company ...), • Follow-up after creation by the entrepreneur, • Test of activity: business incubator, • Funding of social and solidarity economy.

Coaching Programme

COOP SAPSE’s activity includes a coaching programme aiming at developing specific social skills needed by managers (tasks execution, personal initiatives, ability to anticipate and respond effectively to change, cultural and social differences, leadership, management of emotions, ability to negotiate with others, learning new things/ innovations…).


Les Terrasses du Fango - Batiment D
Rue du juge Falcone
20200 Bastia, Corsica, France

Tel. +33 603 615379