Family Support Service

It’s not always easy!

Sometimes we all need help.

Raising typical children or helping guide typical young adults is tricky, but there is lot’s of advice out there. We all have friends and family who have gone before us, people we can go to when things get tough. If you have a child or young person with Down’s syndrome the level of experience around you suddenly shrinks, some of the hurdles you face will not be the same as those around you. Those usual places we go to for help and support simply don’t work if your child has additional needs.

21 Together is dedicated to supporting families and professionals to provide the best possible support for people with Down’s syndrome. Whether it is support in pregnancy, early years, transition to school, Education, Health and Care Plans or how to navigate the health and care systems; we can help you. We have trained staff available to talk through your concerns and support you to access the right services for your family.

What can we help with?

  • Support during pregnancy

  • Helping to connect you with the Down’s syndrome community for peer support

  • Help accessing services and signposting opportunities

  • Support with the learning profile of a child with Down’s syndrome

  • Support for inclusion of a child with Down’s syndrome

  • Education, Health and Care Plan support

  • Understanding health, care and education systems

  • Peer emotional support

Who can we support?

  • It’s simple. If you support a person with Down’s syndrome in any capacity at all, we can support you.

  • Families

  • Carers

  • Teachers

  • Therapists

  • Personal Support Workers

How can I access the service?

Just complete this form and someone will be in touch. (Preferred method)

Alternatively call 01622 230720 and leave us a message.

Family name
Name of person with DS you support
Name of person with DS you support
Their date of birth
Their date of birth
Only a short overview is needed to categorise and allocate staff.
I consent to 21 Together storing and using my information for the purpose of accessing the support service. I understand that data and information will be used to monitor and improve the service. *

Please be aware that we will collect and store this information as per our data protection policy.

The family support service is kindly supported by

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