The aim of SICAP is to reduce poverty and promote social inclusion and equality in Ireland through supporting communities and individuals using community development approaches, engagement and collaboration
The Social Inclusion and Community Activation Programme (SICAP) 2018-2022 is funded by the Irish Government through the Department of Rural and Community Development and co-funded by the European Social Fund under the Programme for Employability, Inclusion and Learning (PEIL) 2014-2020. The SICAP contract for Offaly is managed by the Offaly Local Community Development Committee, with Offaly Local Development Company as the Programme Implementer.
Goal 1: Supporting Communities
To support communities and target groups to engage with relevant stakeholders in identifying and addressing social exclusion and equality issues.
To develop the capacity of local community groups and create more sustainable communities.
Goal 2: Supporting Individuals
To support disadvantaged individuals to improve their quality of their lives through the provision of life-long learning and labour market supports.
You can avail of SICAP supports if you belong to one of the 13 SICAP target groups:
View SICAP explainer video here
View SICAP Banagher Final Video here
For information on supports see documents