For Families and Carers

We can offer you information, support and advice on any question or concern you have related to Down’s syndrome.  We have specialist advisers who can provide you with information and support on issues such as health, social care, benefits and education for people with Down’s syndrome.  We can help you to access support locally and may be able to direct you to other sources of information.

You will find a lot of information on these pages.  If you can’t find what you are looking for or need further advice, please don’t hesitate to contact us on +44 (0)333 1212 300 or email us on info@downs-syndrome.org.uk.

What's New

  • Educating our children: are things slipping?

    By Carol Boys, Chief Executive As the start of our 50th anniversary grows ever closer, I have been spending quite a bit of time in the las…

  • 21-Hour Footy Fundraiser Raises £10,000

    Rob Hardiman, whose Uncle Shaun has Down's syndrome, organised a 21-hour football tournament at St George’s Park (home of the FA) on 28 of September 2019 to raise money for the Down's Syndrome…

  • Let’s Talk About Relationships and Sex

    The Information and Training Team have spent much of the last year developing a new eight week training course package for adults with Down’s syndrome cove…