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Join the VIDSS community by becoming a member. In doing so, you will:

  • Participate in shaping the future of the DS Society

  • Add to our powerful voice in advocating for individuals with DS

  • Receive communications from VIDSS from time to time, where available. Communication is done primarily by e-mail, but if you require another format, please contact us.


To become a member of the DS Society, renew your membership or update your member profile, please select the appropriate option from the menu to the left.

For information or assistance, please call the Membership Office at 1-250-230-7665, or email

Member benefits are:

  • Participate in shaping the future of the DS Society:

    • Elect the VIDSS Board of Directors at the annual general meeting

    • Receive the VIDSS financial statements

    • Vote on any motions at annual or special general meetings, thereby guiding the fulfillment of the VIDSS mission

    • Appoint auditors at the VIDSS annual general meeting

    • Amend by-laws and other governing documents of VIDSS in accordance with the requirements laid out in VIDSS governing documents.

  • Become part of our collective voice to advocate for individuals with DS

  • You may receive communications from the VIDSS and/or your local chapter from time to time, where available. In some instances, communications may only be available by e-mail.


Membership fees are:

  • Individual and family one year membership - $30.00.

  • Self Advocates one year membership - $15.00

  • Organizations/Corporations one year membership - $50.00


A few facts on membership:

  • Membership is open to all interested individuals.

  • You can become a member at any time. Membership runs from January 1 to December 31 regardless of the date purchased

  • You can renew your membership at any point during a one year lapse period

  • A new membership must be received three months prior to the date of the annual general meeting to vote at the annual general meeting

  • Membership fees are not tax deductible.


For more information, please read our membership policy. Join us today!

Vancouver Island Down Syndrome Society
Call 250-230-7665 to reach the nearest regional office or E-mail:

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