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    SICAP 2018-2022
      Welcome to the Social Inclusion and Community Activation Programme 2015 - 2017 page.
      What is SICAP?
      This information is related to the old SICAP which is no longer active. To find out more about the new SICAP 2018 – 2022, please click here.  
      SICAP 2015 – 2017 aims to tackle poverty, social exclusion and long-term unemployment through local engagement and partnership between disadvantaged individuals, community organisations and public sector agencies.
      It was rolled out on 1st April 2015 and will run until December 2017. It is the successor programme to the outgoing Local and Community Development Programme (LCDP). 
      It is a national programme and following a public procurement process, contracts for the implementation of the new programme have been awarded. 
      Social inclusion programmes such as SICAP make a real difference to those in our communities that are suffering disadvantage.
      This short video provides an overview of the work of the programme, and this leaflet also provides a simple guide to SICAP.

      Find your local SICAP provider 
      To access detailed information for Programme Implementers and Local Community Development Committees (LCDCs), please visit our Supports and Resources section

      The Social Inclusion and Community Activation Programme (SICAP) 2015-2017 is funded by the Irish Government and co-funded by the European Social Fund and includes a special allocation under the Youth Employment Initiative.