Social Inclusion and Community Activation Programme (SICAP)

Social Inclusion and Community Activation Programme (SICAP)

The Social Inclusion and Community Activation Programme (known as SICAP) is the national local community development and social inclusion programme.  It provides social inclusion supports to individuals and community organisations.

The Social Inclusion and Community Activation Programme (SICAP) 2018-2023 is co-funded by the Government of Ireland, through the Department of Rural and Community Development and the European Union.

Please read below for more information about SICAP.

SICAP - Education, Lifelong Learning and Personal Development Supports*

We work with individuals to help them to identify and take the steps to improve their quality of life and wellbeing and to access lifelong learning opportunities.

We provide a one-to-one confidential support service in relation to:

  • Working out your options and next steps
  • Building your confidence
  • Finding out about your rights and entitlements
  • Exploring your educational options
  • Accessing personal development courses
  • Accessing other support service

We also provide a one-to-one support service to young people, in the north and southside areas of the city, as they enter third and further education.  Support is provided in relation to:

  • Preparing for college: what to expect
  • Library skills: how to use and make the most out of library resources
  • Academic referencing: how to complete a bibliography
  • Effective study skills
  • Time Management
  • Supports and services available to 3rd level students

See below for contact information.

*SICAP criteria and registration requirements apply

PAUL Partnership implements SICAP in partnership with 9 community-based organisations – Limerick City CDP, Moyross Community Hub, St. Munchin’s Community Enterprise Centre, Limerick Island Community Partners, Garryowen Community Development Project, Our Lady of Lourdes Community Services Group, Southill Hub, Tait House and the Learning Hub Limerick.

Contact Information

If you would like information about this Programme, please contact us at 061 419388, or or contact any of the SICAP implementing partners below.

PAUL Partnership

Tait Business Centre, Dominic Street, V94 WY42

Tess Kelly Stack
  061-419388 / 087-3389650

Mary Blackmore
  061-419388 / 087-1177281

Youth & Further Education Support Worker – Southside
  Jennifer Kiely 087-4556126

Youth & Further Education Support Worker – Northside
  Joan Imray 087-3585110

Limerick City CDP

Garryglass House, 4 Garryglass Avenue, Ballinacurra Weston, V94 Y2R3

Kay Flanagan
  061-609603 / 087-6254216


Limerick Island Community Partners

Widows Alms Houses, Nicholas Street, V94 W2P1

Mary Quane

Garryowen CDP

23 John’s Street, V94 W938

John Buttery
  061 310690

Moyross Community Enterprise Centre

Moyross, V94 N265

Maria O’Donnell

Tait House Community Enterprise

Roxboro Road, V94 NXT8

Micheal O’Flynn

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