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SDSS champions local Independent Support organisations who provide quality advice and support on Self-directed Support. We campaign for true SDS implementation when it comes to social care delivery throughout Scotland.

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Applications open for Community Brokerage Award 2024-25
March 28, 2024

Applications are now open for the next delivery of the Community Brokerage Award, running from ...

Have you had help to sort out your social care support? 
February 27, 2024

Complete the By My Side survey now:   We are doing a research project called By ...

Programme announced for SDS National Voice 2024 conference
January 31, 2024

We are pleased to announce the programme for this year’s SDS National Voice conference, taking ...


Funding announced for independent support
April 16, 2024

New funding has been announced that will enable people in Scotland who use social care, ...

Defining and developing Community Brokerage in Scotland
March 27, 2024

A new framework has been launched which sets out a national approach to Community Brokerage ...

National plan sets out roadmap to improve training for Personal Assistant Employers and PAs
March 26, 2024

  A new national plan has set out what needs to happen in Scotland to improve ...