Our Services

Support Groups

Below is a list of support programs available to children with sickle cell disease and their families.

Sickle Cell Teen Group

Children’s Sickle Cell Program offers a group meeting at least once a month for youth ages 12 to 21. This group brings together teens living with sickle cell disease to discuss issues surrounding their medical illness. Some of the topics addressed are the transition from pediatric to adult care, self-esteem and pain. For more information, please contact Kimberly Washington at 412-692-6072 or kimberly.washington@chp.edu.

Sickle Cell Disease Association of America

The Sickle Cell Disease Association of America is a national organization that provides support of all types to patients with sickle cell disease and their families. Visit their Web site at www.sicklecelldisease.org.

Children’s Sickle Cell Foundation

Children's Sickle Cell Foundation Inc. (CSCF) is uniquely committed to the well-being of children with sickle cell disease and their families.

The mission of Children's Sickle Cell Foundation Inc. is to provide social, educational, and economic support for children with sickle cell disease and their families. Our commitment to raising awareness and funds for research are natural extensions of this mission. CSCF understands that the entire family is affected by this chronic illness and provides quality programs that focus on the wellness of the whole family.

For more information, contact Andrea M. Williams or call 412-488-CSCF (2723).

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September 2, 2010
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