Vision - Mission - Service

Our Vision

Effective education and community inclusion for people with Down syndrome.

Our Mission

To serve people with Down syndrome by developing educational, social and support programs delivered in partnership with individuals, families, professionals and communities.

Our Service Focus

Programming - Develop and/or promote programs that enrich the lives of people with Down syndrome.

Education - Provide students with Down syndrome, parents and educators with information, resources and support to ensure that individuals with Down syndrome receive a quality education to prepare them for adult lives full of choice and opportunity.

Inclusion - Promote the inclusion of people with Down syndrome in our schools, communities, recreational facilities and places of employment.

Awareness - Increase public awareness, acceptance, and understanding about the abilities of individuals with Down syndrome.

Our Non-Profit Status

DSF is a non-profit organization exempt from federal and state income taxes under Section 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code and Section 23701(d) of the California Revenue and Taxation Code. DSF was formed on February 11, 2001.

IRS Determination Letter