About Us

Connect Up With Downs is a vibrant social learning day program
created for young adults with Down syndrome located in downtown
Calgary. We have a lot of fun Monday to Friday building friendships
while learning everyday life skills together in a hands-on meaningful

At Connect we here to support our Members to gain confidence in
themselves while learning to become their best selves!

Together with our caring, patient staff, we love to cook and bake,we
practice kitchen safety and how to do laundry. We have fun with arts,
crafts and science projects; we play lots of games together and learn
about our electronics and how to use them safely. We sing, we dance,
we read together and enjoy acting in drama class. We practice sign
language as another form of communication and work on fine motor
skills. We can help with resumes and goal setting and of course go on
lots of fun local field trips!

Locations Served: Calgary

Ages Served:  18-40+

Areas of Service: 

    • Transition to Adulthood Services and Supports
    • Community Inclusion and Recreation Resources and Options

Supports/Programs Offered: 

      • Weekday day program for young adults with Down

Meet Our Team

Laura Richeson

      Laura Richeson
      Email: Laura@ConnectUpWithDowns.com


  • Connect Up Brochure
  • 2017-2018 Brochure
  • Connect Up - 2023 Hours Schedule
  • Connect With Us

    Agency Website: www.ConnectUpWithDowns.com

    Agency Phone: (403) 837-1354

    Email: Laura@ConnectUpWithDowns.com

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