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Access Ability

Saltcoats, KA21 6ES

We provide information, advice and support on various issues which include Self Directed Support. We will signpost people to relevant service providers within their own community. We also provide Care at Home/ Housing Support within...

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Alzheimer Scotland

Glasgow, G5 9EP

Alzheimer Scotland can support people with dementia and carers to get more information about Self-Directed Support.

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Angus Direct Payments Support Service

Dundee, DD1 2HB

We provide information about the 4 SDS Options and provide information, support and advice to people interested in or receiving Direct Payments from Angus Council. We can support people with recruitment, managing staff and managing their...

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Argyll TSI

Oban, PA34 4BG

The Choices project provide awareness raising activities on the 4 options of SDS to the hardest to reach communities across Argyll and the Islands. We offer bespoke support to community organisations and individuals to make those most...

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Association for Real Change (ARC) Scotland

Eskbank, EH22 3NX

ARC Scotland supports two national networks. The National Involvement Network is a group of people with learning disabilities who wrote the 'Charter for Involvement'. This sets out in their own words how they want to be involved in...

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Ayrshire Independent Living Network

Ardrossan, KA22 8DG

We provide a high quality 'one stop shop' SDS Advice & Support Service and a SDS Payroll & Budget Management service. This includes everything a person wants and needs to know about SDS. This includes practical support on how to employ...

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Bobath Scotland Cerebral Palsy Therapy Centre

Glasgow, G4 9UD

Self Directed Support can be used towards specialist multi disciplinary therapy for children and adults with cerebral palsy. Sessions involve families and carers and we look to transfer skills as appropriate.

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Borders Independent Advocacy Service

Galashiels, TD1 1RT

BIAS will listen to you and help you choose what is best for you. We will ensure you are in control and are the central focus of your SDS arrangements by providing information on SDS, providing independent advocacy to help you...

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C-Change Scotland

Glasgow, G51 1DR

C-Change provides advice, information and support for people who are considering or who are using SDS, Direct Payments or an Individual Budget. The organisation provides direct support services for people who are in receipt of SDS, a...

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Carers Link

Milngavie, G62 8PH

We provide a one stop shop for carers needs in East Dunbartonshire.

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Carers Scotland

Glasgow, G51 3UT

We provide information and advice to carers about a range of issues including self directed support. This service is available to carers from any area in Scotland. We provide this through our advice line 0808 808 7777, our Carers...

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Central Advocacy Partners

Falkirk, FK1 5RJ

We provide independent advocacy, ensuring that people are aware of their rights and choices around SDS.

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Centre For Inclusive Living Perth and Kinross

Perth, PH2 8NP

CILPK provides information about SDS and can help people who have any questions or issues with SDS.

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Children in Scotland

Edinburgh, EH12 5EZ

Children in Scotland are working with communities in Moray, and in Perth and Kinross to develop a school hub model. These hubs will provide information on SDS, along with signposting to personalised guidance and support for children and...

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Circles Advocacy Inverclyde

Greenock, PA15 1YF

Our independent information service provides support to identify an individuals specific care and support need. We support individuals to write down a clear description of what they want from life so this is at the centre of all...

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Community Contacts

Lochgilphead, PA31 8TD

Community Contacts provides impartial advice and information on SDS. We do this over the phone, by email, post or face-to-face. The team also offers support to people, their families and carers as they find out about access and start...

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Dingwall, IV159TF

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Deaf Action

Edinburgh, EH1 3QY

Our Social Work Team provides information about Self-Directed Support to Deaf people across Edinburgh and the Lothians. The Self-Directed Support Joint Sensory Project helps improve access to information and services for SDS across...

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Direct Inclusive Collaborative Enterprise (DICE) CIC

Dumfries, DG1 2RL

DICE can tell you what you want to know about Self Directed Support to assess your own needs and think about what changes you may want to make in your life. We can help you to liaise with social workers and other professionals and we can...

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Dundee and Angus SDS Support Service

Dundee, DD1 2HB

We are currently developing our support brokerage service to offer more time in the way of support planning. We also offer a payroll service and employment advice and guidance.

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Edinburgh Development Group (EDG)

Edinburgh, EH7 5RA

EDG is a user-led charitable development organisation for people with additional needs. We work with people who have learning disabilities and their families and carers to: a) develop projects in response to the needs and aspirations of...

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ENABLE Scotland

Kirkcaldy, KY1 2XX

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Galashiels, TD1 3AF

Our Mission is to provide a support service to people, enabling them to have more choice, flexibility and control of their own care. We provide a range of services including advice on SDS and the four SDS options, assistance with...

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St. Monans, KY10 2AT

We provide support and information about Self Directed Support options available (1-4). We assist people to get "assessment ready", through "good conversations" and building robust therapeutic relationships. We assist with compiling a...

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Equal Say Advocacy

Glasgow, G11 5QS

Equal Say is an independent advocacy organisation. Advocacy can help people understand their rights and have a stronger voice in decisions that affect their lives and this includes organising care via SDS.

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G&J Care

Glenrothes, Ky7 6fx

We advice that we are not the only organisation that they have a choice to who comes into their homes and provides their care. That if they do choose someone and they are not fulfilling their contract they have the right to change their...

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Glasgow Centre for Inclusive Living

Glasgow, G40 3AP

We provide a variety of services that directly support disabled people in Glasgow. This work is based on the principle that the user chooses the support they want rather than having to take what is offered to them and can include:...

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Hayfield Support Services with Deaf People

Glasgow, G5 0ND

Nearly all the deaf people at Hayfield, who come from across the UK, have literacy difficulties. Staff therefore have to try and explain about SDS, provide information and answer any resulting questions.

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Highland Broker

Inverness, IV5 7NN

Highland Broker was established in order to assist people manage their budgets and paperwork with minimum fuss. Helping you take control of Self Directed Support Highland Broker operates a fixed cost pricing structure...

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In Control Scotland

Glasgow, G51 2JA

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Iriss (Pilotlight)

Glasgow, G1 1UZ

Learning, tools and resources for self-directed support and co-design. [Please see website for more information].

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Lothian Centre for Inclusive Living

Edinburgh, EH7 5QY

Support people to prepare for a SDS assessment, to explore SDS options and decide which option is best for them. Support disabled people to liaise with local authorities and other appropriate organisations. We can assist with support...

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Edinburgh, EH56EA

Self-Directed Support (SDS) provides an exciting alternative for people with long term care and support needs (either through ill health or disability) to have choice, flexibility and control over their care and support services. ...

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Mochridhe Limited

Glasgow, G51 1DH

If you have an impairment or disability and require support we offer a personal touch, offering you freedom of choice to do what is important to you. We manage those burdens for you while giving you the PA of your choice. We look at...

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Dundee, DD1 4JE

A number of workshops, “Empowering Conversations”, have been run over the last 12 months. These events help family carers to not only feel more empowered, but enables attendees to have meaningful conversations with professionals and...

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Peace of Mind

Bellshill, ML4 3NP

The Peace of Mind programme is a collaborative project between SPAEN and Respite Now C.I.C. The programme brings SDS users together based on interests and identified outcomes to allow people to create and cultivate natural networks of...

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Places for People Scotland Care & Support

Edinburgh, EH16 4NT

We can provide individuals with a general overview of SDS including the various options open to them and the process required to access an assessment for this funding stream. This information can also be provided in easy read format for...

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Renfrewshire, PA11 3SX

At Quarriers we are fully committed to the principles of Self Directed Support.We have a long history of taking a person centred approach, and we believe in putting the individual in the driving seat of the care and support they need. We...

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Revive MS Support

Glasgow, G20 9BQ

Information and advice on this subject is delivered by the Organisation's Welfare and Benefits Officer in accordance with current policy and procedure.

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Edinburgh, EH15 2NJ

Employment Advise Welfare Advise Rehabilitation services Accessibility and use of Technology Telephone counselling Aids and equipment

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Scottish Huntington's Association

Paisley, PA12FB

SHA provides advice to families living with Huntington's disease about the four options available to them under SDS.

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Self Directed Support Forth Valley

Grangemouth, FK3 9EF

We support all persons who are seeking or in receipt of SDS from first point of interest through assessment, setting up, safe recruitment, service provider due diligence, payroll, taxation and insurances. We then audit to ensure the...

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Self Directed Support Forum East Renfrewshire

Giffnock, G46 6UG

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Self Directed Support Options Fife

Kirkcaldy, KY1 1JN

We assist individuals in exploring their choices and also gather SDS experiences shared by SDS mentors. In addition, SDS Options Fife runs an independent support service for individuals who are assessed as eligible for a budget, and...

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SHARE Scotland

Glasgow, G51 2JA

We will talk through the 4 options with anyone who wishes and we have links on our website to the Scottish Government official website and information from Self Directed Support Scotland.

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Simon Community Scotland

Glasgow, G5 0QW

Our SDS Co-ordinator and Development Worker work together to promote and build capacity for SDS across the homelessness field. We work alongside Peer Volunteers to promote and raise awareness of SDS across provider networks, engaging...

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Bellshill, ML4 3NP

SPAEN supports people across Scotland to understand their choices through Self-Directed Support. We provide information, support and assistance with considering and choosing the right option(s) for you and can then provide bespoke...

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Stroke Association

Edinburgh, EH6 7EZ

We provide an easy read Guide on Self Directed Support and Advocacy for people affected by stroke and their carers on how to access Self Directed Support and how Independent Advocacy can help. The information is available in accessible...

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Take Control East Dunbartonshire

Kirkintilloch, G66 1XQ

Take Control East Dunbartonshire provides information and assistance to enable all eligible people to explore the 4 options for independent living outlined in the Self Directed Support (Scotland) Act now in force. Take Control is part...

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Take Control South Lanarkshire

Hamilton, ML3 6AS

Take Ctrl (South Lanarkshire) is the new Self Directed Support Service providing information and assistance to enable all eligible people to explore the 4 options for independent living outlined in the Self Directed Support (Scotland)...

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Trusted Breaks


Trusted breaks is offering high quality care and short break respite to help improve the way quality care is delivered to each individual needs .

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Aberdeen City Council Self Directed Support Team

Aberdeen, AB10 1AB

Aberdeen City Council facilitates people to use all options of Self Directed Support. We work closely with all social work teams in the Council, with service providers and 3rd sector organisations. Accordingly, our information and...

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Aberdeenshire Council

Ellon, AB41 9AH

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Angus Council, Social Work & Health

Forfar, DD8 1WS

Angus Council will undertake an assessment using a supported self-assessment which is completed by the supported person with support from a worker. This will then lead to, if required, a support plan and personal budget to meet the...

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Argyll and Bute Council

Lochgilphead, PA31 8RT

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City of Edinburgh Council


We provide advice to people about eligibility for social care support, the assessment process, the self-directed support options and support available from either the Council or other agencies.

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Clackmannanshire Council

Alloa, FK10 1EB

Clackmannanshire Council works with people and families who need social work support so they can make the most of the opportunities they have and to realise their potential.

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Comhairle nan Eilean Siar

Stornoway, HS1 2BW

Information provided by Practitioners at time of assessment. Further information and booklets provided if requested. Staff available to provide information on specific queries raised by service users.

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East Dunbartonshire Integrated Health and Social Care Partnership

Kirkintilloch, G66 1XQ

Information and advice can be sought from customer's own care manager. If the customer does not have an open care manager within Social Work, the customer contact centre will direct the enquiry to the appropriate Intake Team (Adult or...

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East Lothian Council

Tranent, EH33 1RW

East Lothian Council provides initial information and advice on SDS. We also sign post people to LCIL. LCIL is a user controlled organisation which supports disabled people, people with long-term conditions and older people, to live...

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Falkirk Council

Falkirk, FK1 5RS

Falkirk Council provides a range of information on how people with support needs can access support, including Self Directed Support options. This includes information on how to self refer or refer someone else for a social work...

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Fife Council

Glenrothes, KY7 5PQ

Fife Council will guide individuals who are assessed as being eligible for services through their SDS Customer Journey. This will include providing general information about SDS, discussing personal outcomes and the options available.

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Inverclyde Council (HSCP)

Greenock, PA15 1NB

Inverclyde Council (HSCP) provides a wide range of information on how people with support needs can access self directed support. This includes information on how to make a referral for a community care assessment, including information...

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Midlothian Council

Dalkeith, EH22 1DN

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North Ayrshire Health & Social Care Partnership

Irvine, KA12 8EE

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North Lanarkshire Council

Motherwell, ML1 1JE

Information and advice in relation to Self Directed Support is available through North Lanarkshire Council's website and also via a range of written information. North Lanarkshire Council is committed to this approach given its potential...

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Orkney Health and Care

Kirkwall, KW15 1NY

We work with people to complete assessments under the SDS Act and to help them put together the support package they need. We direct people on to other organisations who may be able to offer them information and support. We review...

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Perth & Kinross Council

Perth, PH1 5GD

In Perth and Kinross we are changing the way in which we provide support for those requiring social care, in line with new Social Care (Self Directed Support) (Scotland) Act. The new approach will give people more choice, flexibility and...

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Renfrewshire Health and Social Care Partnership

Paisley, PA1 1TZ

Our role is to promote the commissioning of Self-directed Support Packages controlled by adults who are disabled in order that they can remain within the community as active, participating members. Our SDSS provides a wide range of...

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South Ayrshire Health and Social Care Partnership

Ayr, KA7 1UT

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The Moray Council

Elgin, IV30 1BX

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West Lothian Council

Livingston, EH54 6FF

West Lothian Council offers information, advice and access to Self-directed Support (SDS) via both our own staff and by access to independent user-led support organisations and advocacy. West Lothian Council supports people of all ages...

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