Empowering you to choose and manage your care.

Who We Are
Self Directed Support Forth Valley and Support in the Right Direction are services run by Independent Living Association Forth Valley. It is a registered charity and a user-led not-for-profit organisation. The services are run by a manager and three other staff members on a daily basis
How We Help
Self Directed Support Forth Valley provides free, independent information and support to disabled people, parents and carers to help them manage their social care packages. We assist them to exercise informed choice and control over their support. We work exclusively within the Falkirk, Stirling and Clackmannanshire areas in conjunction with the local Health and Social Care Partnerships.
Our Purpose
To assist and develop greater independence, sustained and improved health and wellbeing. Enabling disabled people in achieving an independent way of life so that they can make the most of their opportunities.

SDS Stories

John and Joan

We have been most impressed by your service and by your own professional knowledge. My husband and I were rather apprehensive of changing to SDS, however you have made the transition so much easier for us and we know you are only a phone call away. The virtual meetings also worked well for us.  John and Joan


The sessions were interesting and informative. Very much awareness raising, information providing and understanding legislation and SDS principles.