Welcome to Ups and Downs Southwest
We are a Down Syndrome support organisation based in Somerset.

How can we help YOU?

ups and downs logo newUps and Downs South West is a Down Syndrome support organisation, supplying information, advice and support to parents, carers, families, friends and professionals throughout the South West region.

Ups and Downs
Ups and Downs Southwest are based in Somerset with a membership currently including families from BANES, Cornwall, Devon, Dorset, Hampshire, Herefordshire, Gloucestershire, Monmouthshire, Wiltshire and South Wales.  Whether you are a new parent (Congratulations!)family memberprofessional involved with a child who has Down Syndrome, or someone who has an interest, we hope you will be able to find the support and information you seek from Ups and Downs Southwest.

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Text Giving!

GOOD NEWS!!.. you can now donate direct from your mobile… Text UDSW155 to 70070 to donate £5 then follow the gift aid link in your confirmation text and the Inland Revenue will add 25% to your donation!

Latest Events!


On 7th june 14 brave people abseiled from the top of the 35 metre church tower in Westonzoyland…some were extremely nervous but everyone managed and in the process raised an estimated £4500 with some money still coming in.

So its a massive well done and thanks to all who took part.

Follow the link to see the pictures from this and other recent events.