AboutFace

Site: Mailing Address

Service: Facial Disfigurement Support Group

Description & Services
Description (Agency) Works to provide emotional and social support, resources and educational programs for individuals living with a facial difference
Description (Service)
  • Works to provide emotional and social support, resources and educational programs 
  • Offers a series of information resources and educational forums on medical conditions and the social issues of living with a facial difference 
  • Matches individuals and/or families with those with a similar facial difference so that they may discuss medical, emotional and social concerns with each other 
  • Provides hospital visits to individuals with acquired disfigurements and parents of newborns with facial birth defects 
  • Offers educational programs to address socialization issues, examine diversity issues and to promote tolerance and acceptance 
  • Offers an adult workshop series, teen camping retreats and annual national conference 
  • Offers 3 monthly Workshop Conference Calls: Adults with a Facial Difference, Parents of a Child with a Facial Difference, Adults with an Acquired Facial Difference
Hours Online Mon-Sun 24 hours
Areas Served Ontario
Eligibility Infants, children and adults with genetic or acquired facial differences, and their families 
 
Educational Programs 
For parents, preschool and elementary schools
Application Call for more information
Languages English
Fees None
Contact Information
Office Phone 416-597-2229 Ext 21
Toll Free Phone 1-800-665-3223 Ext 21
Fax 416-597-8494
E-Mail info@aboutface.ca
Website www.aboutface.ca
Social Media Facebook Facebook, Instagram Instagram, Twitter Twitter, YouTube YouTube
Primary Executive Anna Pileggi, Executive Director; Phone: 416-597-2229 ext 24; Email: anna@aboutface.ca
Located In Community Toronto Downtown
Mailing Address PO Box 702 
1057 Steeles Ave W 
North York, ON M2R 3X1
Physical Access Not Applicable
Other Details
Legal Status (51) Registered Charity
Established 1985
Funding Fundraising ; Donations ; Private ; Foundation ; Sale of Goods ; Special event revenues