Help & support Funding explained Funding explained Self-directed Support (SDS) Self-Directed Support (SDS) is the way that most social care is funded via local authorities. For more information, click here. Independent Living Fund (ILF) Scotland - Transition Fund The newly introduced ILF Scotland Transition fund is designed to support those in Scotland aged between 16 and 21 living with a disability. It seeks to support those at an important transitional stage in their life to try new activities and experiences that will enhance independence, confidence and allow for spending more time with others. To find out more and to apply, visit: https://ilf.scot/transition-fund/ Paying for your own care (self-funding) Carr Gomm is able to support people who would like to self-fund. To discuss this in more detail please contact us via our online form or give us a call on 0300 666 3030.