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Membership eligibility criteria

Self Directed Support Scotland (SDSS) is a membership organisation.

Our members can fall into different categories of membership:

  • Full membership type A
  • Full membership type B
  • Associate membership

Full membership type A

An organisation falls into this category of membership if it is a Disabled People’s Organisation that supports individuals to access self-directed support (SDS). A Disabled People’s Organisation has a majority of disabled people on its governing body and this requirement has to be written into its governing document.

Full membership type B

An organisation falls into this category of membership if it is independent of the Local Authority and is working towards becoming a Disabled People’s Organisation that suppports individuals to access SDS.

Associate membership

An organisation falls into this category if it is not-for-profit and supports, or aims to support, individuals to access SDS. Associate membership is open to organisations that are not governed by disabled people.

To find out what we offer member organisations, see: Members’ Services: What we can do for you

Want to apply for membership? Download and fill in the membership application form…

 

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