Help us to be here for families with a child with Down syndrome, now and always.


Provides a ‘New Baby Positivity Pack’ to a new or expectant parent, that shares real stories, current information about Down syndrome and a small handmade gift.


Provides a new parent, family member or professional with access to a 6-week Makaton signing course to ease communication frustrations.


Provides resources and training to a maternity unit for a year, ensuring expectant and new parents are well supported by professionals who have a contemporary understanding of Down syndrome.

More ways to help

Sign up to one of our events or organise a fundraiser.

Get resources to display in your GP surgery, hospitals, nurseries.

If you’ve held a fundraising event, here is all the information you need for paying in your donation. Thanks so much for your support – you are amazing!

From social media, fundraising, admin and raising awareness, there are lots of ways to get involved. Get in touch to find out about current opportunities. 

How your donation makes a difference

At Down Syndrome UK, we empower parents and professionals to improve the lives of those with Down syndrome and their families in the UK.

“A big thank you for all the seminars, resources, advice and support we’ve received so far which have made a massive difference to our family. Looking forward to having DSUK by our side for the next stages of our journey!” – Sue, DSUK Parent.

As a charity, we are almost entirely dependent on people like you to provide the funds that keep our services going. Please ensure every family can depend on us when they need us the most.

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