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Community Development Supports

Leitrim Development Company provides development support to community based groups operating in disadvantaged areas throughout Leitrim under the Social Inclusion and Community Activation Programme(SICAP). A range of marginalised groups are supported including people with disabilities, new communities, Travellers and people living in disadvantaged communities

Community Development Supports

Development support and training is provided to new and established groups in disadvantaged areas with planning, accessing funding and implementing projects to benefit their areas.

Community groups are supported and encouraged to have a social inclusion focus and practical supports and training are provided on ways of engaging and including marginalised groups in their structures, plans and activities

Residents' Associations on local authority estates are provided with assistance to organise, develop plans, access funding and liaise with Leitrim County Council and other agencies.

Community groups are provided with support to enable them to become involved in networks and decision making structures. Groups are assisted to register for the Public Participation Networks (PPN). Groups can register here

Support is provided to the following community networks: South Leitrim Community Network, North Leitrim Community Network, Leitrim Residents' Network, Leitrim Active Age Forum and Cairde Liatroma Disability Network.

Active age groups are provided with development support, information, funding for new projects and networking meetings.

A survey of community buildings throughout the county is being undertaken to establish the support needs of community centre committees throughout the county.

Information seminars and training events are organised in conjunction with community networks.

Supports are provided to groups and projects supporting integration of new communities.

For further information please contact:

Bernie Donoghue
Community Development Co-ordinator
Mohill Office

Teresa Butler
Community Development Worker
Manorhamilton Office

Anna McTiernan
Community Development Worker
Drumkeerin Office

Main Office

Church Street
Co. Leitrim N41 RF24

Tel: (071) 9641770
Fax: (071) 9641741

Sub Offices

Mohill Enterprise Centre
Co. Leitrim N41 Y4C0

Tel: (071) 9631715
Fax: (071) 9631895


New Line
Co. Leitrim F91 YK5R

Tel/Fax: (071) 9856016

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The Social Inclusion and Community Activation Programme (SICAP) is co-funded by the Irish Government, through the Department of Rural and Community Development, and the European Social Fund Plus under the Employment, Inclusion, Skills and Training (EIST) Programme 2021 -2027.

Leitrim Integrated Development Company Ltd - Reg. Office, Drumshanbo, Co. Leitrim. Reg. No. 451100 CHY No: 20070700

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Department of Rural & Community Development

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