Facial Difference

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Is there support?

Changing Faces

Helpline: 0300 012 0275
Email: [email protected]
Website: changingfaces.org.uk

Changing Faces is a Registered Charity in England and Wales No. 1011222, and in Scotland No. SC039725. It provides information and support to adults, children, young people and parents of those who live with conditions, marks or scars that affect their appearance. Iface is the organisation’s Facebook page for young people aged 13-25.  

Group details last updated December 2014.

Facial Palsy UK

Tel: 0300 030 9333
Email: [email protected]
Website: facialpalsy.org.uk

Facial Palsy UK is a Registered Charity in England and Wales No. 1148115.  It provides information and support for people affected by facial paralysis, including specific information for children and young adults. 

Group details last updated January 2016.

Let’s Face It

Tel: 01843 833724
Email: [email protected]
Website: lets-face-it.org.uk

The Organisation is a Registered Charity in England and Wales No. 1011222. It provides information, support and advice to anyone with a facial disfigurement and their family. The Organisation publishes a regular newsletter, has a range of information available, including information on medical developments for those with facial disfigurement.

Group details last updated October 2015.

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