Community Partners

Down Syndrome Association of South Texas

Nonprofit Partner

How Down Syndrome Association of South Texas impacts San Antonio's shared Community Vision

The Down Syndrome Association of South Texas (DSASTX) provides lifelong services and support to children and adults with Down syndrome and their families in order to optimize well-being, develop rewarding relationships, and foster inclusion. DSASTX envisions every child and adult with Down syndrome, along with their family, supported on their journey, and embracing opportunities to help themselves and others, with or without Down syndrome, live better lives. With more than 17 unique programs and events, DSASTX serves over 1,250 families impacted by Down syndrome.

Community Results Impacted

Racial Inequities Impacted

  • Education (College Access and College Completion)
  • Family Violence
  • Health Access
  • Small Business and Nonprofit Support
  • Workforce Development

Down Syndrome Association of South Texas serves:

  • Geographic Area Served
    Regionally: Including Bexar County and/or City of San Antonio
  • District 1 District 2 District 3 District 4 District 5 District 6 District 7 District 8 District 9 District 10
    City Council Districts Served
    All Districts

Economic Impact:

$341,000 in revenue

$31,716 in volunteerism

1200 volunteer hours at a value of $26.43, as calculated by Independent Sector

Fiscal Year 2021

Coalitions and Collaborations:

  • Autism Lifeline Links

Participation in SA2020 Capacity Building:

Powered by 167 People:

  • 4 Staff
  • 1 Interns
  • 150 Volunteers
  • 12 Board Members

Fiscal Year 2021