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Down Syndrome Association of Greater Richmond, Inc.

The Down Syndrome Association of Greater Richmond is a 501(c)3 nonprofit organization that benefits the lives of individuals with Down syndrome and their families through individual and family support, education, community awareness and advocacy. Tax ID 54-1252305


DSAGR offers overs 130 different opportunities that assist individuals and families affected by Down syndrome in reaching their full potential. Featured programs and events include, but are not limited to all of the following:

Education Initiatives

Education meetings and seminars

Disability Education Conference

Learning Program (Early Literacy) for children ages 5 – 9

Transition Bootcamp for High School students

Summer Employment Academy (New for 2017)

Adult Employment Skills Development Series

Pre-School Education Series

DS 101 for Educators

Social Programs and Events

Hands Up Playgroup for young children under 5

Adventurers group for ages 6-12

FunQuest for teens

Fun4Life for those over 21

Grandparent to Grandparent

Pizza and Dance Party

Holiday Party

U of R Basketball and Squirrel’s Baseball games

Dads Appreciating Down Syndrome (D.A.D.S.) Group

Moms on a Mission (M.O.M.S.

First Call (new and expectant parent support and information)

Community Engagement and Education Scholarships

Read UP! Reading initiative/Lending library


DSAGR Charlottesville Community Group

DSAGR Williamsburg Community Group