Downs Syndrome Association

Down's Syndrome AssociationWebsite:
Telephone: (Head Office) 0333 1212 300

Helpline 0333 1212 300 (open Mon–Fri 10 am–4 pm)
Address: The Langdon Down Centre, 2A Langdon Park, Teddington, Middlesex, TW11 9PS

Wales Office:


Telephone: 0333 1212 300 or 07834 987 421 (Julian Hallett)

Northern Ireland Office: 


Telephone: 02890 665 260

Address: Unit 2, Marlborough House, 348 Lisburn Road, Belfast BT9 6GH

The aim of the Down Syndrome Association is to help people with Down’s Syndrome to live full and rewarding lives.

They provide:

  • Information – run the helpline; provide information about all aspects of living with Down’s syndrome including specialist advisers on social security benefits, education and health; advise new parents or anyone experiencing difficulties
  • Fundraising – responsible for raising money for the association through events, sponsorship and trusts
  • Communications – give key messages to the media, public and professionals; influence policy making; responsible for external publications
  • Training – run courses throughout the UK for members, professionals and carers
  • Membership – responsible for all administration surrounding new members, existing members and affiliated groups

Contact national office for details of a Shropshire group. Also click on this page:

Find out about DSActive here:

Follow us on Face Book @DownsSyndromeAsociation and Twitter @DSAInfo

Registered charity No. 1061474

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