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(03) 9486 9600

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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Are you joining our virtual MyTime session tomorrow night?We're trialling virtual MyTime groups and looking for parents of children with disability to participate.The virtual group will be conducted by a facilitator, with a small group of six parents and carers.10am-11am every Wednesday 18, 25 May 1, 8, 15 JuneFor those who are not familiar with MyTime (), it is a peer support group for parents. For more information contact Madison Robinson, Madisonk@dsav.asn.au ... See MoreSee Less

6 days ago
Are you joining our virtual MyTime session tomorrow night?

Were trialling virtual MyTime groups and looking for parents of children with disability to participate.

The virtual group will be conducted by a facilitator, with a small group of six parents and carers.

10am-11am every Wednesday 
18, 25 May 
1, 8, 15 June

For those who are not familiar with MyTime (https://mytime.net.au/), it is a peer support group for parents. 

For more information contact Madison Robinson, Madisonk@dsav.asn.au

DSV is trialling virtual MyTime groups!For those who are not familiar with MyTime (), it is a peer support group for parents.MyTime encourages people to make those important peer connections, while also being a forum to obtain and share up to date information on areas of interest.We are looking for parents of children with disability to participate in the trial.We need participants to come to seven online sessions throughout May and June.Members receive a $50 Visa voucher for attending all sessions.The virtual group will be conducted by a facilitator, with a small group of six parents and carers.10am-11am every Wednesday 18, 25 May 1, 8, 15 JuneFor more information contact Madison Robinson, Madisonk@dsav.asn.au ... See MoreSee Less

7 days ago
DSV is trialling virtual MyTime groups!

For those who are not familiar with MyTime (https://mytime.net.au/), it is a peer support group for parents.

MyTime encourages people to make those important peer connections, while also being a forum to obtain and share up to date information on areas of interest.

We are looking for parents of children with disability to participate in the trial.

We need participants to come to seven online sessions throughout May and June.

Members receive a $50 Visa voucher for attending all sessions.
The virtual group will be conducted by a facilitator, with a small group of six parents and carers.

10am-11am every Wednesday 
18, 25 May 
1, 8, 15 June

For more information contact Madison Robinson, Madisonk@dsav.asn.au

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, 26 May.Learn more and register at www.downsyndrome.org.au/… ... See MoreSee Less

2 weeks 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, 26 May.

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

New parents, this one's for you! Join DSV Family Support Manager Sonia Bonadio at our New Parents Workshop next Tuesday 17 May to learn more about Down syndrome, DSV and other relevant services and supports.Register today at ... See MoreSee Less

2 weeks ago
New parents, this ones for you! 

Join DSV Family Support Manager Sonia Bonadio at our New Parents Workshop next Tuesday 17 May to learn more about Down syndrome, DSV and other relevant services and supports.

Register today at www.downsyndrome.org.au/new-parents-workshop/

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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