For Families and Carers : Local Support Groups

The Down’s Syndrome Association has regional offices in Northern Ireland and Wales, with local support groups in both areas. We are proud to have over 111 affiliated regional support groups across the country. We have gathered the information details for a wide range of independent support groups, all of whom can provide support and knowledge relevant to each region. Please click on a region below to see details of your nearest local support group.

Information for Local Support Groups

The DSA has a created a Local Groups and Volunteering Guide to help local support groups support their volunteers. The guide covers every stage of volunteering, from reaching out to new volunteers to volunteering health and safety guidance and volunteer support. You can also access template sheets which you can print out and use.