Down Syndrome Advocacy and Support
F.R.I.E.N.D.S. for Down Syndrome
Who We Are
F.R.I.E.N.D.S. (Family Resource, Information & Education for Down Syndrome), is a non-profit group of parents in Frederick County, Maryland. The group is a support and resource group for expectant parents, new parents and extended families of babies born with Down Syndrome. Volunteers advocate for community awareness and acceptance of individuals with Down Syndrome.
Monthly meetings are held on the 2nd Friday of every month at 7:00PM at the middletown United Methodist Church, 7108 Fern Circle, off Alt 40 going west out of Frederick. Please come and join us.
Quarterly meetings are held with professional speakers experienced in issues relative to Down Syndrome. Social gatherings are also held to share the joys and challenges of parenting.