Support Groups

Age Based Groups

ROOTS & SHOOTS (Birth through Pre-K)
Christy Allen,
Andreia Walker,

RISING STARS (Kindergarten through 4th grade)
Noelle Heaslet,, 704-589-7589
Emily Henry,, 980-322-5963

Soaring Eagles (5th grade through 7th grade)
New Leadership Needed

Teens (8th grade through 11th grade)
New Leaders Coming Soon!

Adults (12th grade and Adults)
Brenden Hammeke, 704-595-3832,

Geographic Based Groups

Gaston County

Tammy Burgess,

Cleveland County

Tasha Haskin, 704-472-8457,
Susan Mellon, 704-692-8576,

Stanly County - Friend in Me

Sunnie Rector,

T21 North

Tamara Ingold,, 704-351-0614
Larina Pierce,, 704-307-9397

T21 Lincoln County

Jenn Scott,

Specialty Groups


Karen Castillo,, 704-360-8287 (H), 704-222-6289 (M)
Humberto Salazar,

African American Families

Jeannette Little,
Sybil Gaines,

D.A.D.S. (Dads Appreciating Down Syndrome)

All Dads welcome,

Scott Ingold,
Tony Cirone,
Pete Heaslet,
David Williams,

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