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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

Health and Sport Committee Social Care Inquiry, SDSS response.
February 17, 2020

      Today we have submitted and published our final response to the very welcome Health and ...

SDS National Voice 2020, Member tickets: information and offers.
January 17, 2020

    SDS National Voice 2020 Common Ground is our third National Voice event. Our members have ...

Health & Sport Committee Inquiry into Adult Social Care Support
January 17, 2020

We shared information with you at the end of last year about the Health and ...


Cornonavirus (COVID-19) information for SDSS members and stakeholders.
March 13, 2020

  This page will be updated frequently as the situation develops. Last updated: 2nd April, 11.45am.  As ...

2019: a year in numbers.
December 20, 2019

    As the year comes to a  close we have taken a closer look at website ...

Latest on social care policy: Adult Social Care Reform programme launched.
June 14, 2019

The much anticipated Adult Social Care Reform programme was launched on Wednesday at the Social ...