Monday, May 29, 2023

Down’s Syndrome Support Groups

This ABLEize section highlights Down’s syndrome support groups throughout the UK for your information and to assist parents and carers of Down’s syndrome children. Find Down’s Syndrome advice, support and information in your area with details of local get-together s, meetings and events.

Many of the Down’s Syndrome support groups are run by parents and family members and would love to hear from you as well as answer any Down’s Syndrome questions or fears that you may have.  Check out Down’s Syndrome support groups for your area.  If you have a site that is not listed here, drop us a line and will be more than happy to include it here in what is the UK;s largest resource of DS support groups.

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An active support group highlighting a number of events and fundraising activities and also their import and support group services to parents of children with Down’s syndrome. Includes support contacts and a downloadable membership form.

Highlights meetings and fuindraising events in Cheshire and offers a range of online advice and information. Also includes details of fundraising activities with images of past events and a calendar of future activities.

A registered charity made up of local families offering joint support, activities and fund raising events throughout Chichester.

Provides support and advice plus organises a range of events and get together’s in Cornwall.

Provides support, advice and information to parents, families and friends in the Sheffield area.

Supports people with Down’s syndrome throughout Norfolk as well as their parents, family and carers. Site offers details of social activities and events and offers information and support to new parents.

Provides counselling services, support and facts about Down’s syndrome to assist family members and carers throughout the UK.

Registered charity providing support to people with Down’s Syndrome living in Cumbria including their families and carers. Site highlights sports activities and events with support contacts.

An online resource of information, advice and support for families and carers of those with Down’s syndrome living in Scotland.

Located in Charlbury, Oxon and providing support services, information and social activities for children and parents of children with Down’s syndrome across Oxfordshire.

Down syndrome support and social group covering the areas of Hull and the East Riding of Yorkshire. Includes online DS information and resources and offers advice and support to new parents.

An impressive parent led down syndrome support group offering online information resources and help sections as well as a range of exciting events and activities in and around Oldham and surrounding areas.

Find out about fundraising, support and a range of social activities taking place in Berkshire along with details of how to get involved and meet local families.

Offering a range of support group activities to parents in and around the Huddersfield area of West Yorkshire. Site provides downloadable information with blog entries and contacts for anybody looking to get involved.

Offers dedicated Down’s syndrome support services and new parents information. Lancashire registered charity affiliated to the National Down’s Syndrome Association.

Established in 1981 and providing much-needed support for parents of children with Down syndrome in and around Leicestershire. Site provides personal stories and details of events and fundraising activities along with contacts for getting involved.

Supports parents and carers of those with Down’s Syndrome with video clips and details of social meetings.

Providing support and drop-in services in Peterborough and surrounding areas for parents with Down’s syndrome children. Site also provides a range of valuable resources, useful links and details of fund raising activities.

Providing support and social activities and events in Portsmouth and South Hampshire for people with Down’s syndrome, their parents and carers. Check out the site for full details.

South Bucks support and activity group for people with Down’s syndrome and their parents and carers. Activities include horse riding, drama and youth groups and much more.

And active support group for parents of children with down syndrome as well as a range of special needs children. Site provides details of their regular activities including fundraising, training and social events.

An active Down’s Syndrome support group located in South East Wales offering a range of social events as well as providing dedicated support to family members and carers.

A family run Down’s Syndrome support group for people in Manchester. Highlights local events and offers newsletters, stories and online resources.

Located in Hampshire, Berkshire and Surrey and providing a range of support, activities, information and resources to parents of children with Down’s syndrome. Also includes details of their extensive lending library with news and future what’s on guides.

Providing support, lending libraries and a speech therapy group in Swindon for parents of children with Down’s syndrome. Site includes contacts, latest news and a host of informative articles and resources.

Down’s syndrome supports services for Monmouthshire and the Forest of Dean. Also offers training, social events and parents support sessions.

Kent based support group providing parents support, courses, theatre group activities and regular events. Offers free membership.

Covering the areas of Essex and Hertfordshire and providing support, social activities and dedicated new parents resources. Includes details of future events.

West Yorkshire support and social group offering support, fun and friendship and activities including a Wakefield Saturday club, trips, parties and much more. View the site for full details.