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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

Be Distance Aware
January 28, 2022

A new initiative has launched in Scotland to encourage people to respect the space of ...

Financial Support
January 24, 2022

We know that an estimated 24% of Scottish households with a disabled person live in ...

January 19, 2022

ENABLE Scotland, a Self Directed Support Scotland (SDSS) member, has launched a new campaign to ...

Funding for unpaid carers initiatives
January 14, 2022

The Scottish Government has announced a £4million funding package for unpaid carers, in recognition of ...

New law on single-use plastics
January 10, 2022

A new policy to restrict the availability of single-use plastic, such as plastic straws, plastic ...

Personal Assistant pay uplift
January 6, 2022

On 5 October 2021, the Cabinet Secretary for Health and Social Care announced a package ...

End of year message 2021
December 21, 2021

2021 has seen a significant shift in future planning and consultation, in a time of ...

Your views on self-employed PAs
December 17, 2021

Earlier this year, we asked our members and their networks to share their experiences as ...

Self-isolation for social care staff
December 13, 2021

Donna Bell, Director, Mental Wellbeing and Social Care, Scottish Government, has issued a letter outlining ...