For People with Down's Syndrome : Work

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If you have Down’s syndrome and want to find work opportunities, you can register on to the WorkFit programme.

Work means different things to different people. Some people want a paid job; some people want to do voluntary or unpaid work.

WorkFit staff will listen to your hopes and ambitions and can help to you to be more independent, get new skills, meet new people, earn money, and feel proud of yourself.

Register here: www.dsworkfit.org.uk

 

Wales

We support people with Down’s syndrome in Wales and we can help you with benefits, education and other services provided by the DSA.

We can tell you about sports activities that you can get involved with.

We can tell you about how to get help with money and benefits.

If you would like some help and support we would like to come and see you.

Please call the WorkFit team on 0333 12 12 300.

If you need help please speak to your parent or carer.

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