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North West North Wales

This region covers Lancashire, Cheshire, Cumbria & Merseyside, as well as North Wales, and is home to the Northwest England, Isle of Man & North Wales Cleft Service. Contact: northwales@clapa.com or northwest@clapa.com

  • Local CLAPA Groups

    Volunteer Groups in Liverpool and Manchester make up most of the activity in this region, with smaller Happy Faces meet-ups also taking place regularly. Contact Sarah Tinsley at sarah.tinsley@clapa.com if you're interested in setting up a new group in this region.

  • Happy Faces Isle of Man

    Areas covered: Isle of Man

    Charlotte Hutchinson

  • Happy Faces Lancashire

    Happy Faces Lancashire provides help and support for those with a cleft. We haven't met for a while but are planning to re-start this group in 2018. If you are interested in coming along or helping to organise our meet up's please get in contact with Sarah Tinsley - sarah.tinsley@clapa.com.

    Areas covered: Lancashire

    Sarah Tinsley

  • Happy Faces Manchester

    We are Happy Faces Manchester, a group aiming to provide support to families affected by cleft lip and palate in the Manchester and Cheshire area. Everyone is welcome to come along and join in the fun at our meet ups. We are working on events for 2018 and will be posting details here soon. We look forward to hopefully meeting you soon!

    Areas covered: Manchester & Cheshire

    Sarah Tinsley

  • Merseyside Branch

    CLAPA Merseyside has a number of exciting events & activities planned for 2018. Dates and details will be published soon.

    Areas covered: Merseyside and Liverpool

    Katherine Taylor

    Adult Voices Council

  • View all North West North Wales branches

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  • Latest area news

  • 10 Oct 2018

    World Mental Health Day 2018

    Wednesday 10th October is World Mental Health Day 2018. Read more about how being born with a cleft can affect your mental health, and how CLAPA is working to support people like you.

  • 20 Sep 2018

    #PortraitPositive: Beth & Olivia’s Stories

    Portrait Positive is a groundbreaking project to challenge ideas of beauty. 16 models with a visible difference, including several born with a cleft, had their portraits taken by world-renown photographer Rankin and were featured on Steven Tai's catwalk for London Fashion Week 2018.

  • 14 Aug 2018

    3D Photography for Cleft: Participants Wanted

    A group of researchers and healthcare profressionals are putting together a new information leaflet about 3D Photography for cleft patients.

  • View all North West North Wales news

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