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Down Syndrome Association of Simcoe County

Site: Mailing Address

Record #: BAR0172
Last Modified: 23 Feb 2024
Last Full Update: 21 Feb 2024

Contacts

Office Phone 705-817-1019
E-Mail info@dsasc.ca
Website www.dsasc.ca/
Social Media Facebook Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/DownSyndromeAssociationofSimcoeCounty
Primary Contact Jennifer van Gennip, Executive Director; Email: admin@dsasc.ca

Addresses

Address & Map
Barrie, ON
Canada
Mailing Address PO Box 35086 
Barrie, ON 
Canada L4N 5Z2
Physical Access Not Applicable - Location of events varies

Description

Description (Service)

Provides support and information to families with a Down syndrome member by offering:

  • discussions and information regarding health issues, services, parenting skills and acceptance
  • social events and programs including bowling, dances, Taekwondo, holiday parties, summer picnics, craft and cooking classes
  • lending library and new parent packages at hospitals
  • bursaries for speech, music, physiotherapy and occupational therapy, conferences and education workshops
  • Young Adults Day Program for those 21 yrs of age
  • awareness events and initiatives
  • monthly newsletters
  • fundraising events

Service Details

Legal Status (50) Non Profit
Hours Vary, visit website or call for information about event times and locations
Areas Served Simcoe County
Eligibility Individuals with Down syndrome, and their parents, siblings, and extended family.
Application Call, email or visit website for information
Languages English
Fees Membership ; Program - subsidized

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