Through the Social Inclusion Community Activation Programme (SICAP), Wexford Local Development offers a variety of services to eligible individuals who wish to access training or education, develop or start a business or to local community groups within County Wexford. The programme has a focus on geographically disadvantaged areas & groups working with specific target groups of the programme.

SICAP aims to tackle poverty, social exclusion and long-term unemployment through local engagement and partnership between disadvantaged individuals, community organisations and public sector agencies and can 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.

SICAP provides a range of supports to targeted individuals and groups including:

  • Training and Education
  • Enterprise Supports
  • Educational supports for
    children, families and young
  • Community development
    support for projects and
  • Work placement programmes
  • Youth employment supports

The programme is funded in Co. Wexford by Wexford Local and Community Development Committee (LCDC) as part of the national programme funded by Department of Rural & Community Development


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