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

The current LEADER programme is closed!

We are awaiting the announcement of the new programme but are still taking expressions of interest. We will advise people on the new programme when it is up and running!

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.

MAYO NORTH EAST CE SCHEME

The Mayo North East 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 & administration back up, after-school care and preschool care for participants. As well as environmental and building works

EMPOWERING COMMUNITIES

This programme will use a community development approach to address social exclusion and the impacts of poverty and disadvantage in very specific target areas. It will focus on supporting communities to building leadership within that community...

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.

MAYO ROSCOMMON LOCAL AREA EMPLOYMENT SERVICE (MRLAES)

We deliver Mayo Roscommon Local Area Employment Services (MRLAES) in Mayo and Roscommon.

MRLAES provides job seekers with the financial assistance and support needed to establish financial independence.

“Reaching to the past to create the future”

A Mayo North East Case Study

This is a video case study highlighting how supports from the Social Inclusion and Community Activation Programme 2018-2022 (SICAP) has made a difference to the Michael Davitt Museum in Straide, Co Mayo. The approach adapted by Mayo North East is based on the concept of Socio-Cultural Animation. The museum is managed by a voluntary board of Directors and receives staffing support from Mayo North East through Community Employment. The Department of Rural and Community Development also provide a contribution towards the employment for a full-time Curator.

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COMMUNITY JOURNAL – DECEMBER 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

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

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Call for Proposals for SICAP Panel of Trainers/Facilitators 2024-2027

Call for Proposals for SICAP Panel of TrainersFacilitators A4 Irish 16 May 2024 Call for Proposals for SICAP Panel of TrainersFacilitators A4 English 16 May 2024