SOCIAL INCLUSION AND COMMUNITY ACTIVATION PROGRAMME (SICAP)

The aim of the Social Inclusion and Community Activation Programme is to reduce poverty and promote social inclusion and equality through local, regional and national engagement and collaboration.

LEADER PROGRAMME 2014-2020

The new LEADER programme is now open Funding is available under the following headings:- Economic and Enterprise Development, Job Creation (including rural tourism, rural towns, broadband and enterprise development) – Social Inclusion (basic services targeted at hard to reach communities, Rural Youth) …

TUS & RSS

The Rural Social Scheme was initiated in 2003 by the Minister for Environment, Community and Local Government

Tús was initiated in 2011 and is a community work placement scheme providing short-term opportunities for unemployed people and carrying out a range of services for the community…

JOBS INITIATIVE.

The Job Initiative Programme was established in August 2000 to encourage employment of individuals returning to the workforce.
The aim of the programme was to place workers in employment whereby after 3 years they would be offered employment on a fulltime basis.

NORTH MAYO CE

The North Mayo Community Employment (CE) Scheme addresses the needs of a wide range of communities in various ways, including social care, facilities, back to education, resource work and administration back up, after-school care and preschool care for participants.

JOBS CLUB

The Job Club operates a 3-week training course in venues around the country. Approximately 11 clubs are held each year. It facilitates learning of essential job seeking skills by encouraging members to work together as a group and share experiences with each other.

BACK TO WORK ENTERPRISE ALLOWANCE

Individuals in receipt of certain social welfare payments who have a business idea and would like to become self-employed may apply for assistance from the Back to Work Enterprise Allowance scheme.

LOCAL EMPLOYMENT SERVICE

Mayo Local Employment Service (LES) is a countrywide programme. Mayo North East manages the Local Employment Service on Contract from Department of Social Protection.

The LES is committed to provide career guidance, advice and practical support to our clients.

Mayo North East

COMMUNITY JOURNAL – JUNE EDITION NOW AVAILABLE 

WELCOME to the latest edition of your Community Journal newsletter. The newsletter will be published monthly, both in print and digitally. The Community Journal aims to promote action and participation and to foster the sharing of ideas, experience and information in the Mayo North East catchment area for a better.

The newsletter also aims to strengthen the relationships between employees and employers of Mayo North East Partnership Company, as well as creating and building relationships within the community

In the following editions of the Community Journal we will publish a community noticeboard, which will include a diary of community events, education and training courses, In addition to providing a forum to advertise your upcomin events, the Community Journal is looking for good story ideas, articles photographs, poems, graphic artwork, etc. and welcomes outside contributions.

You can contact the Community Journal by calling 096-09677615, or email: communityjournalmayonortheast@gmail.com

OUR LATEST COURSES

WHERE DO WE SERVE?

am I eligible for help?

Arising from territorial and other changes in the public procurement process the SICAP programme will be delivered by Mayo North East in the Municipal Districts of Ballina and Mayo West. Our area of operation in now from Swinford in the East to Belderrig/Ballycastle in the North and also extended into West Mayo, including Westport, Newport, Louisburgh, Achill and Ballycroy

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OUR LATEST NEWS & EVENTS

18
May
Mayo North East Social Inclusion and Community Activation Programme Invitation to join SICAP Training Panel 2018 – 2022

Mayo North East Social Inclusion and Community Activation Programme SICAP is delivered within the municipal districts of Ballina and West Mayo and its purpose to:   Support communities and target groups to engage with relevant stakeholders in identifying and addressing social inclusion and equality issues, developing the capacity of local community groups and creating more […]

Posted in: SICAP News,
13
Mar
START YOUR OWN BUSINESS COURSE (1 DAY)

MAYO NORTH EAST LEADER PARTNERSHIP COMPANY HAVE ORGANISED A 1 DAY ‘Start Your Own Business’ course in Ballina Course Dates: Thursday 5th April 2018 Time: 9.30am to 5.30pm Venue: The Newman Institute, Ballina (on grounds of St Muredachs Cathedral) Light lunch provided. Free parking available BOOKING IS REQUIRED: Places are limited. You must register in […]

Posted in: SICAP News,
05
Mar
Goal to Work Sports Coach Training Programme for Ballina

Are you a jobseeker, working part time or previously self employed? Do you want to obtain coaching experience in Athletics, Badminton, Soccer and Basketball so that you can work as a Sports Coach?   Mayo Sports Partnership in association with the Sport Ireland, Dormant Accounts Board, Mayo North East Leader Partnership, Mayo County Council, Athletics […]

Posted in: Mayo North East News,

HOW DO WE HELP?

LETS ASK “ON THE WAY CAFE”

On the Way Café, Kilala represented Mayo North East in the SICAP ILDN Enterprise Awards in September 2016. A business supported by Mayo North East. It aims to help participants plan and actively work towards targeting and securing the best possible job. A Co-ordinator assists Job Club participants to become job ready by preparing them for interview situations and assisting with CV preparation among other items

“The BTWA was a huge safety net for us, it meant my wages were covered for the first nine months”

It aims to help participants plan and actively work towards targeting and securing the best possible job. A Co-ordinator assists Job Club participants to become job ready by preparing them for interview situations and assisting with CV preparation among other items.