Congratulations to all of our 2023 finalists and winners

The Scottish Government alongside the Institute for Research and Innovation in Social Services (Iriss) are delighted to announce the 2023 Scottish Social Services Awards winners. 

The Winners

Excellence in Children’s Services

Swiis Foster Care Scotland

Excellence in Adult Services

Relationship First, Simon Community Scotland

Excellence in Mental Health Services

Joint Dementia Initiative and Caledonia Service, Falkirk HSCP

Excellence in Disabilities Services

Chestnut Lane, Community Integrated Care
Old Edinburgh Road, Community Integrated Care

Excellence in Justice Services

Women’s Justice Service, Falkirk Council

Outstanding Residential Care Service

Millview Cottage Residential Care Team, Dundee City Council

Bright Spark in Social Work – In Partnership with SWS

Lori Downing, Dumfries and Galloway Council

Bright Spark in Social Care – In partnership with CCPS

Colin Paterson, Inverclyde HSCP

Social Care Worker Of the year

Alan Berry, Wheatley Homes South

Social Worker of the year – In partnership with SASW

Jean Ritchie, East Renfrewshire HSCP

Awards 2023 photos