Community Partners

Down Syndrome Association of South Texas


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 25 unique programs and events, DSASTX serves over 1,250 families impacted by Down syndrome. In 2018, their work was supported by over 465 volunteers who served over 3,500 hours, all working to make South Texas a more inclusive community.

Community Results Impacted

Systemic 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
    Regionally: Including Bexar County and/or City of San Antonio
  • City Council District
    All 10 City Council Districts
  • Demographic Focus

Economic Impact:

$527,000 in revenue

Fiscal Year 2019

Coalitions and Collaborations:

  • Autism Lifeline Links
  • The Nonprofit Council