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We are a Down Syndrome support charity serving children and young people, their parents/carers and all linked professionals dealing with the health and education of children and young people who have Down Syndrome.

Somerset Office

Our head office is based in Somerset and from here we cover, Devon, Dorset, Somerset, North Somerset and Wiltshire.

Bristol Office

For families and professionals in the Bristol area, we have a dedicated team based at The Park Centre, Knowle.

Vote For Us

Vote For Us

Vote For Us – Tesco Community Grant help us raise much needed funds by visiting Tesco

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Summer Activity Pack

Summer Activity Pack

ALL GONE – Summer Activity Pack with Zoom session with an inflatable beach ball a colour your own bunting and a sock puppet making kit.

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Volunteers Week 2021

Volunteers Week 2021

Volunteer Week – This is our opportunity to thank our amazing volunteers, from our Volunteer Befrienders to the volunteers at our Family Events.

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Jul 5 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
6:00 pm
Animal Encounters Weston-super-Mare Youth Club The Outreach team from Noah’s Ark Zoo Farm based in Wraxall, will do a meet and greet session for us, which involves meeting 4 small animals and learning fun facts[...]
Jul 13 @ 9:00 am – 11:00 am
9:00 am
Stay and Play – Under 5s Come and join us for a stay and play session for under 5’s at Boing!! Softplay Cafe. Siblings under 5 welcome. First hot drink free!! to confirm your attendance[...]
Inns Court Softplay Cafe
Jul 13 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
6:00 pm
Games and Gaming Bristol Youth Club The young people will have the opportunity to play games on the Wii and play a variety of other board games. My child would like to join you at[...]
The Park Centre
Jul 14 @ 6:30 pm
6:30 pm
Yoga with HelloYoga Sherborne Youth Club Helloyoga are joining us again by for this session. With a variety of stretches and moves by the end of session we should be nicely relaxed! As this is[...]
Tinneys Youth Club
Jul 16 @ 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm
2:00 pm
Summer Family Event 2022 Come and join us for our 2022 Summer Family Event! We are very excited to announce that we will be holding our Summer family event on Saturday 16th July 2022. Please[...]
Westonzoyland Village Hall