As proud parents to children with Down syndrome, each board member of TBODS has first hand experience with the joys and the hardships of raising a child with individual needs. We understand the importance of connecting with other families and how much we rely on these relationships when we encounter the inevitable challenges We also celebrate each others victories, making the journey so much richer.  

We are now able to accept donations via PayPal.  No PayPal account is necessary to donate, you can donate securely using your credit card via Paypal.  If you do choose to donate we only ask that you leave us a little comment and let us know why you chose to give such a generous gift.  


Our Mission

Our mission is to enhance the quality of life for people with Down Syndrome and their families.  We promote awareness, understanding and acceptance of Down Syndrome in San Joaquin County through educational, social and support/connection groups.

News & Events

2016 Scholarship Applications Available

Applications are Due April 30, 2016

Scholarships will be awarded with the following priorities:

  1. Student with Down Syndrome
  2. Sibling with Down Syndrome
  3. Other Family Member with Down Syndrome
  4. Volunteers with TBODS

Award Amounts:

  • Awards will vary with the maximum award at $2000

Please download the form using the link below or email us at 



Contact Information
P.O Box 32252
Stockton, CA 95213

              Life is not measured by the breaths you take, but by its breathtaking moments.
                           - Michael Vance