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Our Programs 

Facing Maine's Book Program
Facing Maine's book program will provide a book about positive self esteem, awareness and acceptance of cleft and craniofacial conditions, and anti-bullying for your child's local school, library, doctor's office and more! Click here for a full list of available books. 

Facing Maine Quilt Collaboration

Facing Maine collaborates with local quilters from the Linus Project to gift new members and children with a handmade quilt. It brings such comfort to them during their journey. 

Please contact us for more information!

Support Groups

From prenatal and beyond, Facing Maine offers a private members-only online support network for parents and families, who are going through treatment for cleft or craniofacial condition, no one has to go through it alone! 

Financial Award Program

We know many families in Maine have to travel great distances and often, from Bangor to Portland, for some, even to Boston, to receive the treatment and care their child needs. 

Facing Maine can assist with sometimes costly travel expenses, gas, food, parking, and tolls.  

We also provide assistance to help cover the cost of bills incurred for speciality treatment, (related to treatment of cleft and craniofacial conditions) that were not covered by insurance.

Facing Maine Youth Enrichment Grant

Children born with cleft and craniofacial differences must overcome many challenges, not the least of which is preparing for college or entering into the career world.



Facing Maine awards a grant to a Maine young adult aged 16-22 who has a cleft or craniofacial condition. This award can be used to help with college or technical school expenses, driver's ed, the cost of a car, attending a special camp, or other pursuits. 



Applications are available for download here. You may also contact us to request an application via email.


Download our grant flyer


 Please contact us for more information about any of our projects, programs, volunteering, or donations. Thank you!

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