People with Down syndrome want the same things as other people:
- a good start in life
- a good education
- a good job
- a nice place to live
- to take part in their community
We work together with the state and territory Down syndrome associations.
We all want to make sure people with Down syndrome can reach their goals.
We need support from people and businesses to help us.
There are different ways that you can support us:
- donate money
- fundraise for us
- join the Down syndrome association in your state
We need money to help us keep doing our important work.
We do not get any money from the Government to help us run Down Syndrome Australia.
Giving us a donation is the best way to help us.
You can make a donation through online banking or by sending us a cheque.
You can use our donation form.
You can post the form to us at:
Down Syndrome Australia
18/71 Victoria Crescent
If you send us the form we will send you a receipt.
Donations over $2 are tax deductible.
Many people want to help us by taking part in fundraising events.
Some people like to try big challenges and take part in events like:
We are grateful to these people for trying to help us.
If you go to our Events page you can find out more.
It has information about World Down Syndrome Day and Step UP! For Down Syndrome.
Down Syndrome Australia is made up of associations from each state and territory.
If you join the association in your state or territory:
- your money helps keep them going
- you can find helpful information
- you can connect to an exciting community of:
- people with Down syndrome
Visit the contact us page to find your local association.
Volunteers are a very important part of Down Syndrome Australia.
Volunteers help us to be a voice for people with Down syndrome and their families in Australia.
Volunteering is a way to help you connect with your community.
Volunteering can help you develop skills.
Anybody can apply to become a volunteer.