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Self Directed Support Scotland (SDSS) is a membership organisation. The focus and direction of our work reflects the needs and priorities of our membership in their role in supporting people across Scotland.

Our member organisations come from all areas of Scotland and each organisation is concerned with supporting the implementation and development of self-directed support (SDS) in their area and beyond.

If you would be interested in applying for membership please email our Membership Development Executive:

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 ...

A round up of the 2021 SDS National Voice
March 22, 2021

On Wednesday 17 March 2021, nearly 200 people including those with disabilities, their carers, social ...

New online SDS Forum launched!
March 18, 2021

SDSS Scotland is proud to launch a new online forum where our members and stakeholders ...

SDS National Voice 2021 - Programme
March 12, 2021

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

SILC’s Letter to the Human Rights Taskforce
March 10, 2021

As part of the Scottish Independent Living Coalition (SILC), we’re asking for the Co-Chairs of ...

Confirmed workshops for SDS National Voice 2021
March 5, 2021

The 2021 SDS National Voice conference on Wednesday 17 March will focus on quality and ...

New Briefing Calls for Incorporation of Right to Independent Advocacy in Scotland
February 26, 2021

Putting Independent Advocacy at the heart of the new human rights statutory framework in Scotland A ...