Social Inclusion Community Activation programme
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 and is implemented by Offaly Local Development Company.
The aim of the SICAP programme is to reduce poverty and promote social inclusion and equality in Ireland through supporting communities and individuals using community development approaches, engagement and collaboration.
Who does the programme prioritise?
Communities;Youth;Employment supports;Enterprise ;Individual Supports;
What Supports are available within the programme?
The programme has 2 categories:
Goal 1: Supporting disadvantaged communities, including community planning, group supports, building sustainable communities.
Goal 2: Supporting disadvantaged individuals, including employment supports, lifelong learning, self employment supports and programmes including Social Prescribing, MenPower and Realities of Self Employment.
Who can avail of your supports?
You can avail of SICAP supports if you belong to one of the 13 SICAP target groups:
View SICAP video here
View SICAP in Offaly video here
For information on supports see documents