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About Us

Sunshine & Smiles is a registered charity that provides a support network in Leeds for children and young people who have Down syndrome and their families. The charity is parent led and is overseen by a team of four trustees. We have four paid workers – a service manager and three support workers.

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What We Do

We aim to improve the lives and opportunities for children and young people with Down syndrome. We offer speech and language therapy, regular groups and activities, individual support and advocacy for families, as well as raising awareness and challenging preconceptions in the wider community.

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How You Can Help

To ensure that the support network is sustainable in the long term and that we can continue to provide support and activities, we must rely on donations, grants and supporters like you. There are many ways you can help either by volunteering at one of our many events or donating on our Local Giving Page.