Our Groups

Stay Together & Learn From Each Other

KIDS GROUP (6-10)

At Kids Group, we let kids be kids! This is an opportunity for young children with Down Syndrome to get to know each other, have fun, and share experiences.

Our next Kids Group event is coming up soon. Stay tuned for more details.

YOUTH DEVELOPMENT GROUP (10-18)

Our Youth Group nights provide youth with Down Syndrome and their families with unique opportunities to mingle, play, explore, and participate in a friendly environment.

ADULT DEVELOPMENT GROUP (19 & up)

Our Adult Groups bring adults with special abilities together. These nights give them a break and allow them to relax and chat with other members (and have a little fun too!)

PARENT NETWORKING GROUPS

Currently we have 5 groups operating in the province of BC. We are open to establishing new groups as requested.

LMDSS Burnaby Group
1409 Sperling Ave, Burnaby, BC

LMDSS Okanagan Group
Star-bright Children’s Development Centre
1546 Bernard Ave, Kelowna, BC

LMDSS Langley Group
Langley Child Development Center
5171 221A St, Langley, BC

LMDSS Surrey Group
LMDSS Head Office
#481-13320-78th Ave
Surrey, B.C

LMDSS Vancouver Group
1720 Grant St., Vancouver, BC

North Vancouver and Richmond
There are openings for new parent support group in these areas. If you are interested in becoming a LMDSS parent group coordinator,please contact Theresa at (604) 591-2722.



Events

COMMUNITY SUPPORT:

 

LOWER MAINLAND DOWN SYNDROME SOCIETY
PARENT NETWORKING BRANCHES:

 

To attend any of our Parent Networking Branches
you must register.


Registration can be done by either a phone call at
604-591-2722,or by email at info@lmdss.com.

If you require childcare
you must inform our office at the time of registration.

 

Burnaby
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Langley

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Okanagan
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Contact  Amie Hough at amiemhough@gmail.com to RSVP

 

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Vancouver
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Adults Development Connections Group (ages 19+)

Our Adult Development group will be going to the annual Christmas party
This is a great way to work on social skills, friendships, and your dancing moves.

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Youth Development Group (ages 10 – 18 )

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FUNDRAISING:

Canuck Place and the
Lower Mainland Down Syndrome Society
Hockey Pool

Canuck Place and the Lower Mainland Down Syndrome Society are raising funds to help support the kids.

The Lower Mainland Down Syndrome Society is pleased to be part of this joint fundraiser with Canuck Place, and to be able to help so many children that are in need of services, and support.

To participate just contact the LMDSS office for a copy of the hockey pool sheet, then you just need to:

  1. Fill in all the contact information at the top right hand side of the page.
  2. Select only one player for each box.
  3. Send in your completed document to the LMDSS office (email,fax,or by mail), along with your payment of $30.00 (Cheques, E-Transfer,or cash), and then watch your inbox each week for your score.

On April 4th, 2020 the person with the highest points will be contacted to receive their cash prize and trophy.

Odds of winning 1 in 200

Feel free to share with your family, friends, and co-workers.

LET’S SCORE ONE FOR THE TEAM GOOD LUCK EVERYONE!

 

 

HEALTH AND EDUCATION:

Dance Classes( LMDSS Program)
Dates:
Wednesday’s Starting on April 1st, 2020  to June 24th, 2020 
Times:
4:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m. (Ages 11 years & up)
Location:
#481-13320-78th Ave, Surrey
Cost:
LMDSS Members $25.00 for 12 weeks / Non-members $50.00 for 12 weeks
(This program is subsidized by LMDSS)

Students to bring water bottle, and wear comfortable clothes (No Jeans).
Please contact the LMDSS office to register !
If student requires support person, please provide.

All children that are 10 years and under who are interested in taking dance classes, please contact the LMDSS office at 604-591-2722 to be added to our list of students.

 

One to One Reading,Math,and Money Skill Classes:

Date: April 1st to June 25th, 2020
Days: Monday’s,Tuesdays and Thursdays Classes available
Times: 3:20 p.m. – 4:20 p.m. and 4:20 p.m. – 5:20 p.m. and  5:20 p.m. – 6:20 p.m. and 6:20 p.m. -7:20 p.m.
Location: #481-13320-78th Ave, Surrey
Cost: LMDSS Members :$10.00 per 1 hour session
Non-Members : $20.00 per 1 hour session

(This program is subsidized by LMDSS)

Registration is required.

 

Learning and Play group (ages 2 to 5 years)

Date: Wednesday’s starting April 1st, 2020
Time: 3:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m.
Location: #481-13320-78th Ave, Surrey
Cost: LMDSS Members $10.00 per class
Non-Members$20.00 per class

(These classes are subsidized by LMDSS)
Registration is required.           

                                            

Sexuality  and Relationship Classes:

These classes are designed for ages 9 and up

If you are interested in registering for our Sexuality and Relationship classes, please contact the LMDSS office to register or to get further details.

(These classes are subsidized by LMDSS)

 

Parents

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