Get Involved

We are always looking for new ways to increase the engagement and participation of our community across Victoria. We would love for you to get involved in one of the many opportunities we have available.
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Membership

Being a financial member of Down Syndrome Victoria demonstrates your commitment to our mission: to work alongside people with Down syndrome and their families, so that they may reach their full potential and live the lives they choose.

We truly value your membership. With your commitment we can provide a variety of services and programs that benefit individuals with Down syndrome throughout Victoria.

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Volunteer with us

We are a small organisation with limited resources and volunteers play a critical role in enabling Down Syndrome Victoria to empower individuals with Down syndrome for a lifetime of meaningful inclusion in the community. The organisation, which began in 1978, was actually started by volunteers.

Volunteering is a way to connect with your local community as well as provide a pathway to both personal and skill development. Volunteering is open to people of all ages and individuals with a disability are encouraged to apply.

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Make a donation

There are many ways to support Down Syndrome Victoria. The most direct and beneficial in assisting us continue our work is to make a financial contribution with a donation. Down Syndrome Victoria is dependent on donations to fund our operations. Donations over $2 are tax deductible.

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Partnerships/Community involvement

Our mission focuses on meaningful inclusion for individuals with Down syndrome of all ages. Down Syndrome Victoria enjoys some wonderful relationships in many areas of the community throughout Victoria.

If you’re interested in partnering with Down Syndrome Victoria with your club, organisation, event or activity, contact our office on (03) 9486 9600 or email.

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Fundraising

Down Syndrome Victoria undertakes many events and activities to raise funds for our services and programs. Our major fundraising activity is StepUP! for Down syndrome, where families and supporters combine in teams of various sizes to engage in a social walk while raising funds through peer-to-peer engagement.

If you would like to donate to us or hold your own fundraising event, please email info@dsav.asn.au.

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