Navigating a chronic illness is challenging and coordination of resources is critical. SCASL employs certified community health workers and sickle cell educators to provide individualized care coordination for persons living with Sickle Cell Disease. In addition, SCASL staff is trained to assist with insurance navigation; finding medical homes; identifying sub-specialty care professionals; and making referrals to educational and social services programs.
From health fairs to speaking engagements, SCASL has certified sickle cell educators prepared to provide education and outreach to general public, professional organizations, social, civic, and faith-based organizations.
- KNEAUX Sickle is a campaign that educates clients, medical providers, and the community about sickle cell disease and its Standard of Care for Sickle Cell patients. The campaign’s goal is to expand community outreach through sickle cell disease education and awareness.
Transitional Program (SCD patients between 12-21 years-old)
- The transitional program part of KNEAUX Sickle educates and empowers young SCD patients on how to manage and speak up about their health as well as to educate and train medical providers at FQHCs and Emergency Rooms on the Standard of Care for Sickle Cell patients.The program prepares young sickle cell patients to transition successfully from pediatric care to adulthood care.
© 2008-2021 The Sickle Cell Association of South Louisiana is a not-for-profit organization recognized as tax-exempt under Internal Revenue Code section 501(c)(3). Our mission is to bring hope to families in south Louisiana affected by this devastating disease.
- Clerical Assistance, Tutoring, Mentoring, Special Event, etc WORKPLACE GIVING
- Provide an opportunity for employee giving through payroll deductions.
Sponsor An Event
Consider sponsoring an event at your church, school, or business to raise funds for sickle cell disease.