World Smile Day

At CLAPA we believe every smile tells a story. Help us make the most of this year’s World Smile Day to help celebrate and support our vital work in the UK Cleft Community.

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  • CLAPA’s Services in Scotland: An Update

    The funding for the current Scotland Regional Coordinator Project is coming to an end. Read on to find out how CLAPA plans to keep people affected by cleft in Scotland supported and connected as we move forward.

  • An Emergency Appeal to the Cleft Community

    CLAPA’s funding has been cut, and some services are at serious risk of closure. We urgently need your help to make sure this doesn’t happen.

  • Adventure weekend in Lincolnshire!

    2 Nov 2018 17:00 - 4 Nov 2018 16:00

    Adventure weekend in Lincolnshire!

    Join us for some firework themed November fun in Grantham, Lincolnshire! The weekend will take place at Caythorpe Court Adventure Centre and is available to children and young people with a Cleft Lip and/or Palate aged 8-15 years old.

  • Volunteer Development Day - Bristol

    10 Nov 2018 10:00 - 10 Nov 2018 15:45

    Volunteer Development Day - Bristol

    This development day is annual training for new and existing Parent Supporters, Peer Supporters, Happy Faces Coordinators and Adult Meet-Up Coordinators.