Awareness Week 2019

Cleft Lip and Palate Awareness Week is 4th-12th May. Visit the hub to request your pack and any fundraising materials, and find out how you can get involved!

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  • CLAPA is Moving!

    After 15 years in Angel Islington, CLAPA's office is moving to a charity hub in Bethnal Green, East London. Read more to find out how this will impact our services, and to join us in reflecting back on our time on Goswell Road.

  • A Day at the Cleft Collective

    On Saturday 23rd March, The Cleft Collective welcomed CLAPA’s Cleft Collective Patient Consultation Group to Bristol for a day of presentations and discussions around the next phase of this exciting initiative.

  • *Awareness week* Family day at Gentleshaw Wildlife Sanctuary, Eccleshall

    4 May 2019 11:00 - 4 May 2019 15:00

    *Awareness week* Family day at Gentleshaw Wildlife Sanctuary, Eccleshall

    Join us in Cleft Awareness Week and meet other famlilies affected by cleft at this wildlife santuary in Eccleshall, Staffordshire!  Gentleshaw Wildlife centre, is a small sanctuary for exotic animals and birds of prey.

  • CLAPA Swansea Activities (Sports/Climbing for 16 years and under 1.1m tall)

    4 May 2019 13:30 - 4 May 2019 18:00

    CLAPA Swansea Activities (Sports/Climbing for 16 years and under 1.1m tall)

    We are excited to be holding an activity afternoon for young people born with a cleft aged 16 and under who are 1.