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Down Syndrome Victoria is Victoria’s statewide peak organisation representing people with Down syndrome and their families.

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Down Syndrome Victoria is Victoria’s peak organisation representing people with Down syndrome and their families.

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Down Syndrome Victoria is a community based not-for-profit membership organisation established in 1978, made up of people with Down syndrome, their families, friends and professionals, all committed to achieving positive change.

We work alongside people with Down syndrome and their families to reach their potential and live the lives they choose.

We want to live in a society where people with Down syndrome are valued, and enjoy social and economic inclusion.

Together, we can and will create this inclusive community.

Please don’t hesitate to contact us on 9486 9600 or info@dsav.asn.au if you would like to speak with a team member or find our more about our organisation.


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Down Syndrome Victoria

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This page tells you about Down Syndrome Victoria and the work that we do.

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Down Syndrome Victoria is the organisation for people with Down syndrome and families in Victoria.

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We help people with Down syndrome and families with support, information and resources.

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We have support services for people with Down syndrome and families, at all stages of life.

Our Services

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Here are the services we offer:

• groups and activities

• information about Down syndrome

• support for people with Down syndrome

• support for parents and families

• support for professionals and teachers

• workshops and training.

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We also advocate for people with Down syndrome and their families.

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This means we help to make sure that people with Down syndrome can be fully included in their community.

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You can find out more about our services on our website.

Go to our Services and supports page.

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You can find our policies on our website. This means the way we work, and your rights as a customer.

Go to our Policies and Procedures.

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You can read our latest news on our website.

Go to our News page.

Events

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We have events like social clubs, outings, workshops and webinars.

You can read about our events on our Events page.

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You can follow our social media to see our news and stories.

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Contact Us

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Telephone: 1300 658 873

Email: info@dsav.asn.au

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Ballarat, we're coming to you! DSV is visiting Ballarat to run a number of workshops for families and people with Down syndrome!Select from the options below to learn more and register 👇🔸 Pathways to Independence Workshops for people with Down syndrome, Ballaratwww.downsyndrome.org.au/event/…🔸 Pathways to Independence Workshops for families, Ballaratwww.downsyndrome.org.au/event/… ... See MoreSee Less

6 days ago
Ballarat, were coming to you! DSV is visiting Ballarat to run a number of workshops for families and people with Down syndrome!

Select from the options below to learn more and register 👇

🔸 Pathways to Independence Workshops for people with Down syndrome, Ballarat
www.downsyndrome.org.au/event/pathways-to-independence-workshops-for-people-with-down-syndrome-ballarat/

🔸 Pathways to Independence Workshops for families, Ballarat
www.downsyndrome.org.au/event/pathways-to-independence-workshops-for-families-ballarat/

Save the date! 📅It’s Down Syndrome Awareness Month in October and we all know what that means: it’s time to StepUP! for Down syndrome! Around the country we're gearing up for various StepUP! and #21YourWay events and challenges.In Victoria, we’re thrilled to announce our face-to-face StepUP! event in Melbourne, as well as the opportunity to participate in #21YourWay online, no matter your location.We’ll be in touch with all the nitty gritty details soon, but for now… be sure to mark these dates in your diary!What: StepUP! Melbourne When: Sunday 23 October 2022What: #21YourWayWhen: ALL through October, Down Syndrome Awareness Month! Are you ready to StepUP! for Down syndrome? More information coming soon!#stepupfordownsyndrome2022 #21YourWay @21yourway ... See MoreSee Less

1 week ago
Save the date! 📅

It’s Down Syndrome Awareness Month in October and we all know what that means: it’s time to StepUP! for Down syndrome! Around the country were gearing up for various StepUP! and #21YourWay events and challenges.

In Victoria, we’re thrilled to announce our face-to-face StepUP! event in Melbourne, as well as the opportunity to participate in #21YourWay online, no matter your location.

We’ll be in touch with all the nitty gritty details soon, but for now… be sure to mark these dates in your diary!

What: StepUP! Melbourne  
When: Sunday 23 October 2022

What: #21YourWay
When: ALL through October, Down Syndrome Awareness Month! 

Are you ready to StepUP! for Down syndrome? 

More information coming soon!

#stepupfordownsyndrome2022  
#21YourWay @21yourway

There's just two weeks to go until our next 15+ coffee and chat! ☕Come along to share your experiences with other parents and carers and get the latest DSV updates from Adult Support Manager Debby Fraumano.Looking forward to seeing you online at 8pm, 25 August.Learn more and register at www.downsyndrome.org.au/event/… ... See MoreSee Less

1 week ago
Theres just two weeks to go until our next 15+ coffee and chat! ☕

Come along to share your experiences with other parents and carers and get the latest DSV updates from Adult Support Manager Debby Fraumano.

Looking forward to seeing you online at 8pm, 25 August.

Learn more and register at www.downsyndrome.org.au/event/august-coffee-and-chat-15-years/

Get In Touch

Get in Touch

Street address: 552 Victoria Street, Wurundjeri Country, North Melbourne 3051

Postal address: 552 Victoria Street, Wurundjeri Country, North Melbourne 3051

Phone: 03 9486 9600

Toll free: 1300 658 873

Email: info@dsav.asn.au

Office Hours: 10:00am - 4:30pm Monday to Thursday

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