Did you know that a F.R.I.E.N.D.S. membership is free and open to anyone with a passion for individuals with Down syndrome/Special Needs? We will continue to offer education, community-building, and awareness events for free or at no cost for our members. Our goal is that everyone within West Florida has access to and knowledge of our support, events, and programming. Help us spread the word!
F.R.I.E.N.D.S. Membership Levels
In-Area Family Membership
Membership for individuals with Down syndrome and other Special Needs and their immediate family members who live in Hillsborough & Pinellas counties are eligible for this membership level. This membership includes FREE access to F.R.I.E.N.D.S. programs, member-only events, services, scholarships, and resources.
Out-of-Area Family Membership
Membership for individuals with Down syndrome/Special Needs and their immediate family members who live outside Hillsborough and Pinellas counties service area are eligible for this membership level. This membership includes FREE access to F.R.I.E.N.D.S. programs, services and resources, with some exceptions. Not eligible for Scholarships.
Friends, neighbors, extended family and professionals are invited to join the F.R.I.E.N.D.S. community and receive news about Down syndrome and information on upcoming programs.