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Support in the Right Direction Report

Inspiring Scotland have published the latest SiRD Report for October 2018 – March 2023 Support in the Right Direction supports 30 projects across 31 Local Authority areas in Scotland, funded by the Scottish Government to provide Independent SDS Information and Support to families and carers accessing the social care system. The purpose of independent support […]

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Consultation on funding for independent support sector

Inspiring Scotland is looking for your thoughts on the priorities for funding within the independent support sector. Through their consultation, they aim to gather views on SiRD and the funding of independent support and identify any gaps in provision. New funding for independent support, subject to decisions by Scottish Ministers later this year, will not […]

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Support in the Right Direction 2021: grants announced!

Support in the Right Direction 2021: grants announced! On Wednesday Jamie Macdougall from Scottish Government announced officially that Support in the Right Direction (SiRD2021) grants have been allocated. The announcement was made at an event was hosted by Lothian Centre of Inclusive Living (LCiL) , who were successful grant applicants and are delighted to extend […]

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Breaking News: SDS SIRD2021 Fund Now Open.

Breaking News – Self Directed Support SiRD2021 Fund Now Open for Applications: The new Support in the Right Direction Fund (SiRD2021) is open for applications as of today, 5th February. The deadline for applying is 12pm (midday) on Tuesday 3 April 2018. The application process is being managed by Inspiring Scotland and you can get […]

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New SDS SIRD Fund opens 5th Feb 2018!

 The Scottish Government has announced the opening date for the new round of ‘Support in the Right Direction’ funding, SIRD2021. This fund is aimed at organisations providing Independent Information and Support for people trying to access and make best use of the funding they receive under Self Directed Support. The funding will be for 2 […]

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The Future of Support in the Right Direction Funding – Consultation now open!

The Future of SIRD – Consultation now open! Dear all You will be aware that the Minister for Cabinet for Health and Sport announced that, in addition to a 6 month extension for currently funded Support in the Right Direction projects, Scottish Government would engage in a collaborative process to design the next round of […]

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