Down Syndrome Association Western Cape | Western Cape Government

Down Syndrome Association Western Cape



1. Awareness and educational programme in outreach areas specific to families of people with Down's Syndrome. 

2. Therapeutic services: individual and family counselling services.  

3. Counselling and support programme for parents of new born babies: First Contact with New Parents Programme.

4. Early Childhood Development Programme for children with Down Syndrome and monitoring their progress in 5 developmental levels.

5. Skills development programme/ workshop  for  young adults with Down Syndrome.   

6. Group work programme for  young adults  on social and interpersonal skills, sexuality, relationship emotions, appropriate behaviour, self advocacy and esteem building.

7. Art classes, dance lessons and movie outings.

8. Early Childhood Development Programme: UMTHI  Programme reaching children between ages 3-18 yrs for educational, moral, physical and social development of each child: Individual Learning Programme for each child (ILP) is developed. 


Type of Disability: Down's Syndrome.

Location: Bellville, Cape Town
Owned / Funded by / Endorsed by: (Western Cape Government)
Facility Category: Social Service Organisations (SSO)
Contact Information:
Street Address:

73 Van der Stel Street, Oakdale, Bellville, 7530

General Enquiries:
Telephone: 021 919 8533
Contact Notes:

Contact person: Tineke Ganz-Malan

The content on this page was last updated on 25 February 2022