Financial Assistance


Depending on where you live, cleft lip and/or palate surgeries and comprehensive cleft care can be expensive. Smile Train provides financial support to cleft teams across 70+ countries so they have resources to provide free care. Please speak directly to a partner cleft team near you to see if you qualify for grant assistance.

The links below provide more recommendations and information about covering surgery and comprehensive cleft care costs in the US.

A story from the field

After almost three years of untreated cleft, Bao can now eat, breathe, and speak properly.

Read His Story

DISCLAIMER: The information provided here is meant to be helpful to you for informational purposes only. The information contained here should not be used as a substitute for medical advice. Please consult a medical professional with any questions you might have. Although we attempt to provide accurate and up-to-date information, we make no guarantee to that effect and are not responsible for the content of these resources.