New Parent Mentor Program

Becoming a parent to a child with Down Syndrome can be overwhelming, lonely and stressful.  The New Parent Mentor Program matches new parents with other parents of children with Down Syndrome.  The goal of this program is to assist new parents and expecting parents overcome these feelings.  You will be introduced to an experienced parent they will visit you and provide you with up to date resources and information about what to expect for your child and family.  Toronto is a diverse city with many languages spoken.  To ensure that new parents feel comfortable and welcomed by the experienced parent, The New Parent Mentor Program matches parents according to language and country of origin.

To be Matched with a parent Mentor
Contact: Nancy Howson- nancy.howson@dsat.ca

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