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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.

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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.

Select 'Find Help' to search for local Independent Support organisations in your area.

Member News

Carers Rights Day
November 20, 2020

Thursday 26 November is Carers Rights Day, which aims to bring organisations together to help ...

Social Care in Hospitals - Letter from the Cabinet Secretary (7th Nov 2020)
November 18, 2020

Cabinet Secretary for Health and Sport issues letter supporting social care support in hospitals The letter ...

Self-Isolation Information and Support
November 18, 2020

We know that self-isolation is very important in stopping the spread of coronavirus. We also ...

SDSS News

Trustees' Week
November 5, 2020

Meet Self Directed Support Scotland’s Trustees This week, 2-6 November 2020, has been Trustees’ Week and ...

Introducing our Communications and Policy Manager
September 18, 2020

Earlier this month (September 2020), our team grew as we welcomed Michael Pillans in the role of ...

Welcome to our new SDSS Chief Executive
September 18, 2020

We are pleased to welcome Donald Macleod, our new SDSS Chief Executive, who joined us at the end ...