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SDSS has 2 types of membership: Full and Associate

SDSS has 2 types of membership: Full and Associate

Full member organisations are Disabled People’s Organisations that support people to access SDS.
These organisations are run (governed) by disabled people, for disabled people.
Associate member organisations support individuals to access SDS. They are not Disabled People’s Organisations but they are not-for-profit.
For more information on membership eligibility criteria go to the Membership eligibility criteria page.

Here is what we offer our member organisations…

  • The opportunity to be part of the national network of organisations working on self-directed support
  • Access to all SDSS resources, e.g. good practice guides
  • Invitations to Members’ Events
  • Invitations to training sessions, designed and delivered in response to the needs of the membership
  • Bespoke support with capacity building and development
  • Regular information and updates on the latest developments within SDS
  • Support to liaise with the Local Authority and to influence change within the Scottish

Government on SDS issues

All of the membership services that we provide are FREE at the point of delivery.

ALLIANCE: Self Management Fund now Open for Applications

ALLIANCE: Self Management Fund now Open for Applications

October 30, 2020

Self Management Fund: Resilience, Recovery and Development is now open for applications from 26 October 2020 until 9.00am 18 January ...

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ALLIANCE: Self Management Fund now Open for Applications
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Face Covering Exemption Card launched
October 29, 2020

Self Directed Support Scotland is pleased to share that the Scottish Government’s recently announced Face ...

'Paving the way' - SDSS AGM 2020
October 23, 2020

Thursday 12 November  10am – 10:30am Members only 10:30am – 12:30pm Open to all  ‘Paving the way’ is ...

New Guidance: Adult Social Care Building-based Day Services

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New Guidance: Adult Social Care Building-based Day Services

October 16, 2020

Guidance designed to support safe re-opening and delivery of building-based day services for adults The Scottish ...

Disclosure (Scotland) Act 2020: Information Session

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Disclosure (Scotland) Act 2020: Information Session

October 15, 2020

Learn about the new Disclosure (Scotland) Act 2020: The new Disclosure (Scotland) Act came into law ...

My Support, My Choice

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October 15, 2020

My Support, My Choice: User Experiences of Self-directed Support in Scotland           ...

Findings from the Scottish Human Rights Commission

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October 12, 2020

The Scottish Human Rights Commission has published research demonstrating that “a considerable proportion of people ...

Face mask exemption card announced

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Face mask exemption card announced

October 8, 2020

Earlier this week, the Scottish Government announced a face mask exemption card for people with ...