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Self-directed Support

Take Control (South Lanarkshire)

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) Act now in force.

Take Ctrl is part of Glasgow Centre for Inclusive Living (GCIL), which is an established Disabled People's Organisation, with many years of experience assisting people to maximise living by helping people gain the information, skills, and support to overcome barriers and make informed choices and can offer support with:

  • Information and training on Self-Directed Support to ensure that you are able to make informed choice about the best way to use your funding
  • Recruiting and managing personal assistants, or engaging with service providers
  • Understanding the responsibilities involved in employing staff
  • Setting up a payroll system if required
  • Meeting council financial monitoring requirements

For more information on the 4 options etc, please contact Agnes


Phone: 01698 892372


Take Control (South Lanarkshire)

42 Campbell Street