about gigi’s playhouse Fargo

3224 20th St South Fargo ND 58104

701-551-7529  /  fargo@gigisplayhouse.org

GiGi’s Playhouse Fargo open doors on September 26th, 2015.  We are North Dakota’s first Down syndrome achievement center and proud to bring this great organization to a much deserving community.  We support local and surrounding area families by offering FREE programs, literacy and math tutoring designed specifically for the learner with Down syndrome for ALL AGES, plus support and encouragement for families and love ones.

As we approach our 1 year Anniversary, we have lots to be celebrate!!  We have 8 different free programs offered to our families, including: 2 and Under Playgroup, Leaps and Bounds for our the preschool age, Playhouse Pals for the school age, Fantastic Friends for teens and adults, holiday Family Nights,  Open Plays and more. These programs are therapeutic in nature, offering educational and social activities that focus on the development needs of individuals with Down syndrome.  Families and siblings participate as we bring out the Best of All in our participants.

Looking into the future, we need constant support from our community and donors.  Ongoing costs for running the programs, building operations, tutoring, family events, new family packets, resources and training for our board members, site coordinator, and volunteers, plus daily playhouse supplies.  Bringing GiGi’s Playhouse to Fargo is the first step in a long journey!

 

about gigi’s playhouse

GiGi’s Playhouse is a one-of-a-kind achievement center for individuals with Down syndrome, their families, and the community. GiGi’s Playhouse offers more than 30 therapeutic and educational programs that advance literacy, math skills, motor skills and more; all of which are free of charge.

Programs are created by professional therapists and teachers who generously donate their time and expertise. All programs are based on best practices for learning styles specific to Down syndrome, and customized to ensure individual success. GiGi’s Playhouse serves infants through adults. GiGi’s Playhouse is headquartered in Hoffman Estates, IL; with over 28 locations throughout the United States and Mexico, with more opening soon.

GiGi’s Playhouse makes a difference every day. Our unique points of difference empower individuals and their parents to achieve their greatest potential with confidence, independence, and joy. We have a “place”: we will never let location be a barrier to success. We have “programs”: we will never let curriculum be a boundary to achievement. Most importantly, programs are free. We will never let cost deter our families from participation or impede the achievement of our children and adults.