Membership

Join Now!

 

Download and print the form below and complete the details.  If you have Acrobat Reader you can fill in the form online.

Download the Membership Form here >

*note: Membership fees for new members will be prorated based on when you join. Annual renewal for membership fees takes place annually on February 1st.

Benefits of Membership

When you become a individual or family member of the Lower Mainland Down Syndrome Society, you not only join our community, but you also gain access to:

  • Current, up-to-date Down Syndrome information
  • Our office library – including journals, magazines, books, and articles
  • A network of like-minded people in similar situations who are eager to share, help, and advise
  • A quarterly e-newsletter
  • Social & Event information
  • Parent Networking Support groups
  • Outreach
  • New parent package
  • Workshops on topics such as speech, signing, behavior, wills and estate planning, Music Therapy, Reading and Math Programs Sexuality & Relationship classes, and transition planning.
  • Host T21 Awareness Walk event to celebrate Down Syndrome Awareness
  • A presence on Social Media (ie: Facebook, Twitter & Linkedin)
  • Summer camp opportunities
  • LMDSS brochures for public awareness
  • Attend school presentations and IEP meetings with parents and educators to help set up educational programs for students
  • Provide information and resources for local college and university students (medical, dental, and healthcare) to help students understand the medical issue faced by families and individuals
  • Provided ongoing support to the Youth Group, Adult Group and Parent Networking Support Groups.
  • Expand the number of Parent Networking Support groups in B.C.
  • Expand our Outreach parent committee to serve more homes, and hospital visits
  • A vote at the Annual General Meeting
  • Subsidies
  • Membership pricing on programs and services

Group Membership

As a Group, an organization or society who support individuals with Down Syndrome and their families, you will receive access to the same information and services as above PLUS we will supply you with:

  • Educational resources
  • Event planning and awareness program assistance
  • Fundraising items (awareness bracelets)
  • Workshop (like how to hire a person with Down Syndrome)
  • A vote at the Annual General Meeting

Corporate Membership

A partnership with a company, who value raising awareness, developing knowledge and lifetime support for individuals with Down Syndrome and their families.

  • Educational resource
  • Information regarding the employment of individuals with Down syndrome
  • Provide customized presentations to staff members
  • A vote at the Annual General Meeting



Events

Fundraising:

 

Family Bowling & Pub Night
(Save The Date)
Date: March 19th, 2019
Time: 6:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m.
Location: 10576 King George Blvd
Cost: $20.00 per person
(Tickets include 2 slices of pizza, shoe rental, 3 hours of bowling, and door prizes)

Health & Education:

 

Reading and Math Workshop
Date: Jan 17th – March 14 , 2019
Days – Thursdays
Time: 3:20 – 4:20 and 4:20 – 5:20 and 5:20 – 6:20
Location: 481 – 13320 78 Ave., Surrey, B.C.
Cost: $10.00 per I hour session
Registration is required.
Email for confirmation.

One to One Reading and Math Workshops

Date: April 9th – Jun 27th, 2019
Days: Tuesdays and Thursdays
Times:3:20 – 4:20 and 4:20 – 5:20 and 5:20 – 6:20
Cost: $10.00 per 1 hour session (subsidized by LMDSS)
Registration is required.
Email for confirmation

Community Support:

 

LMDSS Parent
Networking Groups:

To attend any of the Parent Networking Groups
you must register
either by phone 604-591-2722,
or email at info@lmdss.com.
If you require childcare
you must inform us
at registration.

 

Surrey
Topic: Parent Social & Kid’s Movie Night
(Kids can come in their favorite PJ’s)
Date: February 22, 2019
Time: 6:30 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.
Location: #481 – 13320 – 78th Ave
Surrey, B.C.
Cost:
Free

 

Burnaby
Topic: TBA
Date:
Time:
Location:
Cost:

 

Langley
Topic: TBA
Date:
Time:

Location:  
Cost:

 

Okanagan  
Topic: Helping parents and professionals to understand disabilities
Date:
Feb 6, 2019
Time: 6:00 p.m. – 7:30 p.m.
Location: 201-1715 Dickson Ave (Falcon Engineering Boardroom)
Cost: Free

 

Vancouver
Topic: TBA
Date:
Time:
Location:
Cost:

 

Adults Connections (ages 19+)

Event: Family Bowling & Pub Night
Date: March 19th, 2019
Time: 6:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m.
Location: The Dell Bowling Lanes
( 10576 King George Blvd, Surrey)
Cost: $20.00 per person
(Includes shoe rental, 3 hours of bowling, 2 slices of pizza)
Contact: 
LMDSS at info@lmdss.com

 

Youth Group (10+)

Event: Family Bowling & Pub Night
Date: March 19th, 2019
Time: 6:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m.
Location: The Dell Bowling Lanes
( 10576 King George Blvd, Surrey)
Cost: $20.00 per person
(Includes shoe rental, 3 hours of bowling, 2 slices of pizza)
Contact: 
LMDSS at info@lmdss.com

 


Parents

Click here to order our New Parent Package!