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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.Read more
21 Jul 2018 12:30 - 21 Jul 2018 14:30
Exciting news!! Your local Happy Faces group in Birmingham is holding a summer Picnic in the Park! All families are welcome to join, including expectant parents :) On the day you will be able to enjoy: Arts and crafts Face painting A pinic together in the park (please BYO picnic) Some team games and races At Holloway Hall there is free parking, a huge field behind the hall and an adventure playground next door! It's the perfect venue for a summer event (fingers crossed for a sunny day) but if the weather isn't kind to us we will have room for a picnic indoors.More information
After a lengthy review of the Branch Network that has been a part of CLAPA since the very beginning, we’ve made some changes to improve the ways volunteers and fundraisers can work together.
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!
22 Jul 2018 11:00 - 22 Jul 2018 14:00
Come join us for a fun day in the park, with games and activities for all the family! We will be meeting near the children's play park with CLAPA banners and balloons Just bring your picnic and your family! We will have games and activites for you to join in with Come along and meet other families affected by cleft There is a small fee to park at Emberton.
24 Jul 2018 17:30 - 24 Jul 2018 20:30
The London event of the CLAPA Adult Engagement Roadshow is an opportunity for adults living in and around London who were born with a cleft to come together, share their stories and have their say on the adult-tailored services that CLAPA (and others working with cleft) should be offering.