Support and Resources

It is often helpful for parents and caregivers of children with craniofacial anomalies to connect with others who are facing similar issues and challenges. The Cleft and Craniofacial Center suggests a variety of helpful resources.

Foundations and Organizations

  • Cleft Advocate − an organization that educates families whose lives are touched by cleft lip and palate or other craniofacial anomalies
  • Cleft Palate Foundation − a nonprofit organization dedicated to optimizing the quality of life for individuals affected by facial birth defects
  • Ohio Department of Health
  • The Smile Train − an international children’s charity dedicated to helping the millions of children in the world who suffer from cleft lip and palate

Other Resources