About GiGi’s Lancaster

GiGi’s Playhouse in Lancaster, PA opened on January 11, 2020, thanks to a great community of families, friends, educators, therapists and community members who worked together to make the dream a reality. We believe that by opening GiGi's Playhouse, we will have an even greater opportunity to impact more families in Lancaster and the surrounding counties.

GiGi's Playhouse is the only worldwide network of Down syndrome achievement centers; changing lives through free, results-driven programs for individuals of all ages, their families & communities. In helping individuals with Down syndrome achieve their best of all, we also advance our larger vision of global acceptance for people of all abilities. GiGi's was established 16 years ago and has 46+ locations. There are also 10+ Playhouses coming soon, including Lancaster, PA!" 

GiGi's Playhouse Lancaster is unique because we will be able to provide a physical location for participants of all ages and their families to participate in therapeutic-based, educational and career training programming. The programs will be rooted in continuous improvement and high expectations. Programs will always be available for free, as cost will never be a barrier to achievement or acceptance. We will be a positive light for participants and their families because we believe that individuals with Down syndrome have a unique ability to touch someone's heart and change their life in a positive way. We believe that every person with Down syndrome can make a big difference in the lives of their families, friends and community! Through GiGi's Playhouse, we want to empower participants with Down syndrome to overcome obstacles, reach their goals, and achieve their Best of All! 

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Our Mission and Purpose:

To change the way the world views Down syndrome and to send a global message of acceptance for all.

Our Vision:

To see a world where individuals with Down syndrome are accepted and embraced in their families, schools and communities.

Our Niche:

We change lives through consistent delivery of free educational, therapeutic-based and career development programs for individuals with Down syndrome, their families and the community, through a replicable playhouse model.

Our Promise:

A lifetime commitment to families.

GiGi's Playhouse
GiGi's Playhouse

With over 48+ brick and mortar locations across the United States and Mexico and 200 inquiries to start new locations all over the world, GiGi’s Playhouse is the ONLY network of Down Syndrome Achievement Centers. Every day, we provide FREE, life-changing therapeutic, educational and career training programs for 30,000+ individuals of all ages. 


Down syndrome is the largest chromosomal disability in our country and yet, it is the least funded. From a prenatal diagnosis to career skills, we make a lifetime commitment to remain by their side. Families are empowered with all the tools their child needs to succeed! 


Through free programs and through our Generation G Campaign for global acceptance, we EMPOWER families by maximizing opportunities for daily achievement and lasting acceptance. To ensure lasting acceptance, we must show the world what individuals with Down syndrome are truly capable of achieving as students, co-workers, volunteers, friends, and valued members of their communities. Our program outcomes help advance this vital social impact goal.

"I walked out of GiGi's Playhouse smiling, and I feared no more."

-GiGi Family