Awareness Week 2017

Cleft Lip and Palate Awareness Week 2017 runs from 6th-14th May! Visit our Hub to find out how you can help Raise a Smile this year.

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  • Huge News!

    This is the first blog I’ve written for a while but I’m writing it at a very exciting time for CLAPA. We have recently found out that an application we submitted to the Big Lottery Fund was successful! The grant of £323,076 will enable us to continue to employ Regional Coordinators in the East, Central and South East of England.

  • Cleft Palate – The Journey

    Owen has been having a rough time this month, some people have been being less than kind. So his big brother, 13 year old brother, Joshua, inspired by his brother's experience resilience and experience wrote a poem about Owen's struggle for a school competition!

  • Family Fun Day at Rand Farm Park

    12 Apr 2017 10:00 - 12 Apr 2017 15:00

    Family Fun Day at Rand Farm Park

    Join us for our first ever Family Fun Day in Lincolnshire and enjoy a great day out with other families affected by Cleft.

  • Woodrow High House Residential Weekend

    21 Apr 2017 18:00 - 23 Apr 2017 14:00

    Woodrow High House Residential Weekend

    A FREE weekend getaway for 9-15 year olds in South East England who were born with a cleft lip and/or palate.