25 April 2018
By Mary Bermingham
€3 million approved for life-long learning, strengthening communities and helping people to become job ready here in Cork
Cork South West Fine Gael TD and Minister of State at the Department of Health, Jim Daly has welcomed the announcement of €3 million in SICAP funding for Cork.
Minister Daly said, ‘my Government colleague Minister Ring has confirmed to me that Cork County is to receive over €3 million in funding through his Department’s Social Inclusion and Community Activation Programme. SICAP funding supports life-long learning, strengthening communities and helping people to become job ready.’
‘SICAP, which is administered by Pobal and overseen at a community level by the Local Community Development Committees, has a proven track record of helping disadvantaged people to make real progress in their lives.’
SICAP supports to unemployed people living in all areas; people with disabilities; single-parent families; those on low income and other disadvantaged groups.
Minister Daly concluded by saying, ‘People and groups in West Cork can contact the West Cork Development Partnership to receive the support they need, they can arrange for support by contacting on 023 88 34035.’