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.

Tá an Clár Gníomhachtúcháin Pobail agus Cuimsiú Sóisialta (SICAP) 2018 – 2022 maoinithe ag rialtas na hÉireann trí an Roinn Forbartha Tuaithe agus Pobail agus arna chómhaoiniú ag Ciste Sóisialta na hEorpa faoi an Clár um Infhostaitheacht, Cuimsiú agus Foghlaim (PEIL) 2014-2020.

Back To Work Enterprise Allowance

ARE YOU INTERESTED IN BECOMING SELF-EMPLOYED?

If so, why not make an appointment to talk to our Enterprise Officer about your business idea. Are you on a Social Welfare payment and living in the city?  If so you may be eligible for the short-term enterprise allowance scheme or the two year Back to Work Enterprise Allowance scheme.  This scheme enables you to keep your social welfare payment while running a business.  The Back to Work Enterprise Allowance is managed by GCP on behalf of the Department of Social Protection.  We also offer free ‘Start Your Own Business’ courses on a regular basis.

To find out more contact Peter at: [email protected]   or Tel: 091 773466.

PRE-ENTERPRISE TRAINING:

Having a sound business idea is a good beginning to establishing an enterprise.  A Galway City Partnership course can provide you with additional information on key aspect of how Enterprises should function.

Start Your Own Business Course: if you are interested in becoming self-employed as a sole trader for example, this is the course for you.

For more information email [email protected]

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BTWEA Mentoring

GCP provides a one-to-one business start-up and growth mentoring support; business plans and business management.

Contact [email protected] for further details