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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.

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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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Telephone: 1300 658 873

Email: info@dsav.asn.au

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Join us in 3 weeks for our virtual workshop, 'Developing and Organising a Student Support Folder' on 8 February. This workshop is for parents of children with Down syndrome. In this workshop we will identify what you will need to get organised and prepared for your child’s school meetings and you will learn how to create a student support folder. This folder can help you to communicate and work collaboratively with a variety of people within your child’s support team. Register here - www.downsyndrome.org.au/blog/event/developing-and-organising-a-student-support-folder/ ... See MoreSee Less

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Join us in 3 weeks for our virtual workshop, Developing and Organising a Student Support Folder on 8 February. This workshop is for parents of children with Down syndrome. In this workshop we will identify what you will need to get organised and prepared for your child’s school meetings and you will learn how to create a student support folder. This folder can help you to communicate and work collaboratively with a variety of people within your child’s support team. 

Register here - https://www.downsyndrome.org.au/blog/event/developing-and-organising-a-student-support-folder/

We're back! The DSV office is now open and ready for an exciting year. Give us a call on 9486 9600 or email info@dsav.asn.au with any question or enquiry. Otherwise stay tuned for all our summer news with DNews hitting your inboxes on 27 January. If you're not a subscriber you can join here (make sure you select Down Syndrome VIC from the drop down box!): downsyndrome.powerappsportals.com/subscribe-voicenewsletter/ ... See MoreSee Less

2 weeks ago
Were back! The DSV office is now open and ready for an exciting year. Give us a call on 9486 9600 or email info@dsav.asn.au with any question or enquiry. Otherwise stay tuned for all our summer news with DNews hitting your inboxes on 27 January. If youre not a subscriber you can join here (make sure you select Down Syndrome VIC from the drop down box!): https://downsyndrome.powerappsportals.com/subscribe-voicenewsletter/

We're back! The DSV office is now open and ready for an exciting year. Give us a call on 9486 9600 or email info@dsav.asn.au with any question or enquiry. Otherwise stay tuned for all our summer news with DNews hitting your inboxes on 27 January. If you're not a subscriber you can join here (make sure you select Down Syndrome VIC from the drop down box!): downsyndrome.powerappsportals.com/subscribe-voicenewsletter/ ... See MoreSee Less

2 weeks ago
Were back! The DSV office is now open and ready for an exciting year. Give us a call on 9486 9600 or email info@dsav.asn.au with any question or enquiry. Otherwise stay tuned for all our summer news with DNews hitting your inboxes on 27 January. If youre not a subscriber you can join here (make sure you select Down Syndrome VIC from the drop down box!): https://downsyndrome.powerappsportals.com/subscribe-voicenewsletter/

Happy New Year to all in our community. We hope you are having a fabulous break. A reminder that the DSV office is currently closed, reopening on Monday 10 January. In the meantime Family Support remains available for prenatal and new baby enquiries. Please ring 0403 702 032 or email familysupport@dsav.asn.au. For urgent support through this period, you can also call:• Parentline: 13 22 89• 1800 RESPECT: 1800 737 732• Safe Steps: 1800 015 188• Lifeline: 13 11 14• Beyond Blue: 1300 224 636We can't wait to share 2022 with all of you! ... See MoreSee Less

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Happy New Year to all in our community. We hope you are having a fabulous break. A reminder that the DSV office is currently closed, reopening on Monday 10 January. In the meantime Family Support remains available for prenatal and new baby enquiries. Please ring 0403 702 032 or email familysupport@dsav.asn.au. 

For urgent support through this period, you can also call:
• Parentline: 13 22 89
• 1800 RESPECT: 1800 737 732
• Safe Steps: 1800 015 188
• Lifeline: 13 11 14
• Beyond Blue: 1300 224 636

We cant wait to share 2022 with all of you!

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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

Fax: 03 9486 9601

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

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