This year, 1,200 babies will be born with a cleft in the United Kingdom.
Awareness Week 2018
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Awareness Week 2018 is drawing to a close. Here we look back on some of the highlights of the week, and look forward to how we'll keep the momentum going in 2018!Read more
20 May 2018 14:00 - 20 May 2018 16:00
Join our Happy Faces Fife Group for fun and games at Mutch More Active including: parachute games, rebound trampolines and arts and crafts for all.More information
“I love the person I’ve become because I fought to become her.” Find out more about how cleft lip and palate affects adults, and what CLAPA is doing to help.
My husband and close family were amazing and were such a good support network, but nothing could help with my worrying. I hated my pregnancy, hated everything about it. I couldn't get excited about anything...I was very worried what others were going to think and whether they would blame us. I couldn’t tell anyone how I truly felt as I didn't think anyone understood.
22 Jun 2018 17:00 - 24 Jun 2018 14:00
A FREE weekend getaway for 8-15 year olds in South East England who were born with a cleft lip and/or palate.
30 Jun 2018 11:00 - 30 Jun 2018 12:30
South London and Surrey has always had a large group of volunteers who have organised events such as the trip to Bocketts Farm and the Christmas Party.