Sickle Cell Disease Association of America, Central Alabama Council

Agency Profile

Sickle Cell Disease Association of America, Central Alabama Council

A0972058
Phone: (205) 780-2355
(800) 735-0405
Detail: Provides education and testing services to the general public and counseling and extensive support services to individuals and families affected by sickle cell disease.
2021 Allocation: $58,608
Total Funding: $58,608
The original Sickle Cell committee or working group was formed in 1976 by a group of concerned citizens that: (1) Recognized there was no place to contact locally for information about sickle cell disease, (2) The sickle cell test was not a standard physician-offered exam, and (3) The analysis of the test results performed often missed the detection of many clinically significant sickling disorders.

Mission

To enhance the quality of life of individuals and families affected by sickle cell disease through education, advocacy, and support.

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