Lighting the path towards a brighter future


If you are a company that feels passionate about helping the community then you can support DCSN through:

  • Fund raise at internal corporate events
  • Sponsor our events
  • Initiate a volunteer program
  • Purchase items on our wish list
  • Sponsor a student
  • Facility rental
  • Organize a fundraiser on behalf of DCSN
  • Purchase our greeting cards, paintings and hand-made crafts

If you would to like discuss CSR with us please contact to arrange a time to come in and visit us. Click here to see a list of our supporters.

Volunteer Information


Volunteer Information

Whether you are an individual or company looking to create an employee engagement strategy or CSR initiative, our doors are always open. Assisting students in the classroom or helping at our events are just some of the ways in which you can volunteer at the Center. If you are interested in volunteering please download the form here and someone from our team will be in touch.

Sponsor a student

Providing specialized education and therapy to students with a variety of needs is our passion at DCSN. This level of specialized care is expensive as a number of trained staff, customized equipment and resources are needed. Being a charitable non-profit organization, DCSN is sincerely grateful for the generosity of companies and individuals willing to sponsor students so they are able to receive the education they deserve. To find out more about how you can help provide a student with a future, Contact .

Our Supporters

Dubai Center Souq

Dubai Center Souq is a thrift shop that has been established since 1991 to support the students of the Dubai Center for Special Needs. At Dubai Center Souq, we are selling new or gently used clothing, books, toys, baby items and household appliances for nominal prices.

All proceeds from the Souq go directly for sponsoring the cost of education and medical rehabilitation of our Special Needs Students who are in return involved in the sorting and pricing of the donations to be sold at the shop.

The generosity and continuous support of the community is the backbone for the sustainable growth of Dubai Center Souq, which is proud to be at the service of the environment and the society.

The donations of your items, in good and sellable condition, are always needed and can be accepted either at Dubai Center Souq located in Karama or directly at Dubai Center for Special Needs which is located in Al Safa area, street 45, next to Gulf News Headquarters.

The opening hours of the Dubai Center Souq are:
Opening Hours: Saturday – Thursday, from 10:00 am – 7:00 pm
50% discount on every FIRST Friday of each month, from 9:00am to 1:30pm


Work with Us


Working @ DCSN

DCSN offers a tax-free salary (based on qualifications and experience), visa sponsorship, and medical insurance. Other benefits may be available depending upon the candidate’s qualifications and experience.

Working hours are from 8.00 am to 2.00 pm Sunday to Thursday with two months paid summer holidays (July and August) as well as approximately two weeks holidays at the end of December and approximately two weeks at the end of March.

At the center we accept applications for all positions on an ongoing basis. Qualified applications will be retained on file for a period of 6 months. Successful candidates must have at least 2-4 years working experience post graduation and a fluency in reading, writing and speaking English.

To apply, please submit the following documents:

  • Cover Letter
  • Complete CV
  • Copy of degree certificates *
  • Three letters of reference from previous employers**
  • Copy of passport
  • Recent passport size photo
  • Married / Single Status

*For Professional Staff University degree must be attested by the UAE Embassy in your country of origin.

**Reference letters must state the beginning/ending dates of employment along with the applicant’s designation. Accepted Reference letters should be on company letterhead with the signature of the appropriate supervisors. Additionally, all reference letters must be from post graduation employment.


We are always on the look-out for talented, experienced Special Needs Teachers, Assistant Teachers, and Therapists to join our friendly team. Please check the links below to find out details of our current vacancies. Interested candidates are requested to send their CV with a Cover Letter and Recent Photograph to:

  • Assistant Class Teacher
  • Speech and Language Therapist
  • Special Needs Class Teacher


Throughout the year we have a list of events that help us to increase awareness about the Center and to fund raise. We invite companies as well as individuals to get involved whether it is through spreading the word, sponsoring the event or volunteering. For our functions we are always looking for extra help so if you are interested in being a part of our future events get in touch with We look forward to hearing from you.



Back to School 2017-2018!

New academic year, new challenges!
Kids were very happy to see their teachers again and meet the new members of the staff. All were singing, playing and having fun.
We wish you a pleasant start to the first term!



Family Fun Fair!

We are inviting the whole community to the premises of Dubai Center for Special Needs to what promises to be a day full of fun, games, rides and bazaars in an effort to raise vital funds for the center. There will be bouncy castles, arts & crafts stations, food & drinks stalls and much more. More information on our Family Fun Fair will be coming soon.


Ghinwa Live Kids Show!

Coming to perform in Dubai for the first time ever, Ghinwa is a must see event for children of all ages. Tickets are currently for sale and can be purchased from the Dubai Center for Special Needs. There will be three shows performed in French and English, at DCSN’s auditorium over the weekend of the 7 and 8th February.

Ghinwa is the main character within all the performances, whose adventures are fun, eventful and informative, while simultaneously conveying a moral and ethical message. The event aims to help promote awareness and raise vital funds to support the students of DCSN.

With the show lasting for an hour, children will not be disappointed by the musical which promises to be fun, colorful, entertaining, and interactive.

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