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Trailblazers is the only program in Canada supporting children and youth with a facial difference and their families. By creating a fun, safe, and inclusive environment, Trailblazers is a place to build life-long friendships with people who share similar life experiences. Trailblazers helps children and youth connect through activities, grow, and learn in different ways to maintain strong mental and social health.


Virtual Programs


Held quarterly, our Virtual Programs allow the facial difference community across Canada to come together over Zoom and participate in fun games, arts and crafts, and more! Our virtual programs are about an hour in length with activities ranging from science experiments to virtual escape rooms to trivia to…the sky’s the limit! 

These programs are FREE and open to children and youth with a facial difference ages 6-15 and their families. Families are responsible for providing their own materials. With this in mind, we make them as material friendly as possible and only keep to common household items (such as markers and paper).

Upcoming Events




Trailblazers–on–the–Road, our in-person community-based family program, provides an opportunity for families to meet, learn, connect, and have fun. Each year, we visit several locations across the country.

Join us in a city near you in 2024! Here’s where we’re going next:

Ottawa August 10, 2024 – CANCELLED
St. John’sAugust 17, 2024 – CANCELLED
LondonSeptember 14, 2024
MontrealSeptember 28, 2024


Find more information and register here.


“Thank you to everyone who helped put on the Trailblazers program. Our family had a great time connecting with others and would definitely attend again. Human connection is so important, and we appreciate your hard work and dedication to the program. It was very informative, and I am really looking forward to next year’s already.”

  • Parent Trailblazers participant
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