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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A group of young people from CLAPA on an adventure holiday
  • 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.

  • CLAPA’s Peer and Parent Support Service Achieves Quality Standard Award

    CLAPA’s Peer and Parent Support Service was recently awarded the Approved Provider Standard (APS) in recognition of the high standard of this project.

  • CLAPA South London & Surrey Family Fun Day

    27 Apr 2019 11:00 - 27 Apr 2019 14:00

    CLAPA South London & Surrey Family Fun Day

    Come along to our Family fun day and meet other families affected by cleft: unlimited rides on the model railway an Easter treasure hunt  the opportunitiy to talk to other families who have a child born with a cleft in a fun arena bring your picnic and join us.

  • Family day at Gentleshaw Wildlife Sanctuary, Eccleshall

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

    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.