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Queens Sickle Cell Advocacy Network, Inc.

The Queens Sickle Cell Advocacy Network, Inc. is a 501 (c) 3 not-for-profit broad based community organization, servicing children and families with special needs. 

 

Our mission and vision are a deep sense of commitment; it focuses on those with Sickle cell conditions.  We provide a clear sense of direction for families and individuals, enabling them to participate actively in their communities and health care needs.

 

All our information and services are provided FREE of charge. We rely on private donations and support that allows QSCAN to provide the needed services to those families and individuals we serve.

 

OUR GOALS AND OBJECTIVES:

·  To serve and support families and individuals affected by Sickle cell and other chronic disorders

· To identify the needs and priorities of neglected families

· To empower  such families and individuals with knowledge, skills and assistance by providing, training, referrals, information and other assistance to access services and support to meet their needs

· To provide an awareness and educational system through community outreach

· To collaborate with health care professionals, government agencies and programs, private institutions and interested community groups for the management and eventual eradication of the Sickle Cell disease

 

SERVICES WE PROVIDE:

INFORMATION REFERRAL CENTER

· Information, referrals and other assistance linking families and individuals to services fitting their needs

· Immigration and other legal issues

· Entitlements: SSA, SSI, Medicaid, Food Stamps and other government programs

COMMUNITY OUTREACH AWARENESS

· Advocacy training

· Parent empowerment workshops

· Educational awareness in schools, community and health fairs

 

FAMILY OR INDIVIDUAL CONSULTATION & COUNSELING

 

PARENT SUPPORT GROUP

 

SICKLE CELL YOUTH ADVISORY COUNCIL

·Youth/Sibling support group

 

SICKLE CELL FAMILY SUPPORT SERVICES

HOSPITAL/HOME VISITS

 

FAMILY FINANCIAL ASSISTANCE

·Goods and services

 

HELP US TO SPONSOR A CHILD FOR CAMP

·Your generous donation of goods or financial assistance could brighten a child’s camping experience

 

QSCAN ACHIEVERS SCHOLARSHIP AWARD

Our annual scholarship award for Sickle Cell individuals who, in spite of the challenges they face, are determined to achieve their academic goals in college.

 

BREAK THE SICKLE CYCLE

Get tested now for Sickle Cell Trait.

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