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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.

SDSS membership year 2018-19 developments and more to come!

SDSS membership year 2018-19 developments and more to come!

June 14, 2019

As the 2018-19 membership year comes to an end we have put together a list of highlights from the last ...

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SDSS membership year 2018-19 developments and more to come!
June 14, 2019

As the 2018-19 membership year comes to an end we have put together a list ...

SDS National Voice 2019 report published!
June 6, 2019

On the 13th March 2019 Self Directed Support Scotland brought you ‘SDS National Voice: Local ...

Public Health Scotland Consultation: have you say!
June 4, 2019

      The Scottish Government, in partnership with COSLA has published a six week consultation seeking views ...

Support Dementia Awareness Week: 3-9 June 2019

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Support Dementia Awareness Week: 3-9 June 2019

May 13, 2019

This Dementia Awareness week (3-9th June 2019) Alzheimer Scotland will be raising awareness of the ...

Investing in Communities Fund: applications now open!

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Investing in Communities Fund: applications now open!

May 13, 2019

      On 7th May Scottish Government launched a new £11.5 million fund for Community groups and projects ...

Making a lasting difference: sustaining non-profit organisations and their impact.

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Making a lasting difference: sustaining non-profit organisations and their impact.

May 6, 2019

Graeme Reekie of Wren and Greyhound has recently released a new book ‘making a lasting ...

My Support, My Choice: survey now live!

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My Support, My Choice: survey now live!

April 29, 2019

The ‘My Support My Choice’ is now live, click here.  My Support, My Choice is a ...

Free Personal Care for Under 65's: Key resources.

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Free Personal Care for Under 65’s: Key resources.

April 2, 2019

On April 1st the Community Care (Personal Care and Nursing Care) (Scotland) Amendment (No. 2) ...