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) 2018-2022 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.
Please read below for more information about SICAP.
We provide a one-to-one Enterprise Support Service to people who are unemployed and would like to explore the option of becoming self-employed.
We provide help with:
PAUL Partnership and Limerick Local Enterprise Office (LEO) provide a joint-funded Enterprise Training Programme to support Small Business Start-Ups in Limerick City.
The Enterprise Training Programme consists of a selection of Finance, Sales & Marketing and other business-related courses & events. All courses/events are free of charge.
Details of the Autumn/Winter Schedule plus individual course outlines can be found here:
For further information or to register interest in any of these courses, please contact Jane O’Mahony on 061 419388 or firstname.lastname@example.org
We provide advice and support to community groups and individuals to:
In 2019, we supported the development and publication of a ‘Guide to Setting up and Running a Community Café’. The Guide was developed in collaboration with the community organisations currently managing Community Cafés in Limerick City – Moyross Community Enterprise Centre, St. Munchin’s Community Enterprise Centre, The Learning Hub, St. Mary’s Aid, Our Lady of Lourdes, Tait House and Southill Hub, as well as the Northside FRC.
To download a copy of the Guide, click here: Guide to Setting Up and Running a Community Cafe – Final
For more information about the project, go to: Guide to Setting Up and Running a Community Café Launched
*SICAP criteria and registration requirements apply
Tait Business Centre, Dominic Street, V94 WY42
Ann Marie Gleeson
Jane O’Mahony (Enterprise Training)
Unit 25a, Tait Business Centre, Dominic Street, Limerick, V94 WY42