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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

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 ...

Donald Macleod joins IRISS FM to discuss My Support, My Choice
February 23, 2021

A new podcast on My Support, My Choice featuring SDSS Chief Executive, Donald Macleod and ...

Manifesto for Equality Now (Holyrood 2021)
February 22, 2021

Glasgow Disability Alliance (GDA) launches Manifesto for Equality GDA have published their manifesto for Equality, which ...

Disclosure (Scotland) Act 2020 - Guide for enrolled bodies
February 18, 2021

Disclosure (Scotland) Act 2020, a Handy Guide for Enrolled Bodies A really handy Guide for Enrolled ...

A farewell to SDSS Chair, Florence Garabedian
February 16, 2021

After a dedicated 14 years of influencing the direction, work and governance of Self Directed ...

LGBT+ People’s Experiences of SDS
February 11, 2021

This LGBT+ History Month (February 2021), it’s important we recognise LGBT+ people’s experiences of Self-directed ...

SDS National Voice 2021: The quality approach
February 10, 2021

You can now secure your place for our 2021 SDS National Voice conference, with special ...

Manifesto for Change: 10 Priorities for Disabled People in Scotland
February 1, 2021

Disability Equality Scotland’s Manifesto for Change: Ahead of the Scottish Parliament elections in May 2021, Disability ...

Time to Talk Day 2021
February 1, 2021

Our mental health is as important as our physical health and, now more than ever, ...