FACES: The National Craniofacial Association
is a non-profit organization serving children and adults throughout the United States with severe craniofacial differences resulting from birth defects, injuries, or disease. There is never a charge for any service provided by FACES. Our service goals address three distinct areas:
- Client Travel
- Public Awareness and Understanding
- Information and Support
WHAT DOES FACES DO?
Out of every 1000 babies born in the U.S., 1 to 2 will have craniofacial disorders. Parents of these babies need somewhere to turn for valuable information and support. For over 49 years, FACES: The National Craniofacial Association has been there. Thank you for helping FACES as we provide needed services to these families!
FACES assists families who would otherwise be financially unable to take their child to major medical centers where specialized craniofacial teams can provide the safest and most advanced treatments for building a face and skull.
Assistance in locating treatment centers…
FACES maintains information on specialized surgical centers. Although FACES does not refer clients to specific hospitals or doctors, we do provide valuable information so that each family can make an informed decision.
Clearinghouse of information on craniofacial disorders...FACES works diligently staying abreast of the latest research & resources available concerning all types of craniofacial conditions.
Education and public awareness…FACES produces newsletters, informational packets, and an ever-changing web site in an effort to increase public awareness of craniofacial disorders. Let us speak to your group!
Support groups…FACES helps to alleviate the emotional isolation that is often felt by patients and families by connecting them with others sharing a similar medical situations.