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Welcome to the
Down Syndrome Network of
Onslow & Carteret Counties, Inc.
Education, Advocacy and Support
You are not alone in this journey.
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Jacksonville, NC

Our Mission

Connecting families and enhancing the lives of people with Down syndrome in our community by providing emotional, educational, and social support to them and the professionals who serve them.

501(c)(3) non-profit

Social Events
We host many social events to support for our families, including Moms’/Dad's Night Outs, Music Therapy, etc.
Medical Outreach
We strive to provide our community with helpful, up-to-date information on local pediatricians, doctors and offices supporting our cause.
Our active network unifies our group and stands up for what’s best for our children in the local school district.
Buddy Walk
The Buddy Walk is one of our annual fundraisers and a day of celebration for our families and awareness in the community.
This year, DSNOCC is proud to announce “See Me For Me" as our annual theme.

Opportunities for an Amazing Life

Whether you are a parent, caregiver, family member or self-advocate, you are not alone.

Our Impact

We are passionate about serving the Down Syndrome community in Onslow & Carteret Counties.


Children Supported

Newborns, infants, and toddlers in Onslow & Carteret County received early intervention support



Local Onslow & Carteret County individuals with Down syndrome and their families receive essential & supportive services



DSNOCC are able to support not only families with individuals with Down syndrome, but they provide information and programs to the community to better understand what Down syndrome is.



Thank you for offering information and techniques to Onslow & Carteret Counties school districts that I can apply in my everyday interactions with my student who has Down syndrome.

April H.


I feel this platform gives me the guidance and confidence I need to educate my daughter. It gives me lots of ideas and advice.

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Change Lives with Your Donations

Your individual donations and corporate sponsorships help us create and distribute the information and resources to support people with Down syndrome, their families, and the network of people who support them.