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The Scottish Government Self-directed Support (SDS) site is no longer in use and you have been redirected to Self Directed Support Scotland (SDSS), an independent organisation that can help you to find local support and advice on SDS. Read more about these changes and how we can help.

Click here to view the My Support, My Choice report

What we do

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.

Member News

Coming soon – PA Employer Handbook
April 1, 2021

Self Directed Support Scotland (SDSS) has been working with partners to update and redesign the ...

Scottish Government and COSLA - joint statement of intent
March 29, 2021

The Scottish Government and COSLA have issued a joint statement of intent outlining how they ...

Reduction in available income charges for almost 1,000 ILFS recipients!
March 24, 2021

The Scottish government has pledged more money for the Independent Living Fund (ILF), meaning the ...


SDS National Voice 2021 - Programme
March 12, 2021

We’re excited to announce our full programme for our 2021 SDS National Voice: The quality ...

Join our Board of Trustees
March 9, 2021

Are you an advocate for the Independent Living Movement in Scotland? If you support the ...

A farewell to SDSS Chair, Florence Garabedian
February 16, 2021

After a dedicated 14 years of influencing the direction, work and governance of Self Directed ...