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 – SEPTEMBER 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

16
Aug
Thinking of Self Employment – Start Your Own Business Course.

Mayo North East Leader Partnership Company has organised a “Start Your Business Course” in Ballina.

Posted in: SICAP News,
16
Aug
Mayo Health, Fitness & Wellbeing Event 2018

Thursday 13th September 2018 – Drop in any time between 4pm and 8pm – Ballina Community Sports & Leisure Centre, Cathedral Lane.

Posted in: SICAP News,
13
Jul
Request For Tender: To Review And Evaluate The Delivery Of The Social Inclusion And Community Activation Programme (Sicap Ii) By Mayo North East Leader Partnership Company

Background Mayo North East was established in June 2008 as an integrated LEADER Partnership company.  It manages various programmes on behalf of Government Departments and the EI for the benefit of the people and communities of North Mayo.   Mayo North East is a company limited by guarantee not having share capital and with charitable status. […]

Posted in: SICAP 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. 

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