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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

Self-directed support: ten years on
May 11, 2021

Iriss, a charity working to improve the quality of social services, has released a new ...

People with Learning Disabilities’ Experiences of SDS
May 10, 2021

Scottish Learning Disability Week (10 – 16 May 2021), is a chance to focus attention ...

Disability discrimination and access to advice
April 21, 2021

Inclusion Scotland want to find out where disabled people go for advice when they experience ...

Suicide prevention toolkit
April 13, 2021

COSLA and the National Suicide Prevention Leadership Group (NSPLG) have launched a new toolkit which ...

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 ...