Membership

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Fill out the application form on this page, or 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.

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

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

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

Membership Application Form

Lower Mainland Down Syndrome Society
Charity BN/Registration #89162-1666 RR0001

LMDSS memberships remain active for one year with renewal date annually on February 1st. (Please fill out one form for each type of membership.)

*Please Note:
E-mail is an economical way for LMDSS to distribute time-sensitive information. Please keep your e-mail address updated.


Type of Organization (if applying for group or corporate membership):



Down Syndrome Connection
If applicable, by telling us about your connection with Down syndrome you can help us set goals for the Society, develop services, and connect you with members who share your concerns. Providing the following information is voluntary and is kept confidential.