Our primary objective is to fill the gap between existing resources and the needs of patients and their caregivers.

Main objectives

  • Helping patients and their families escape feeling of isolation through comprehensive activity programs.
  • Raise awareness of the importance of voluntary testing in high risk communities.
  • Promote the necessity of blood donation in the Black community.
  • Support research.
  • Offer a relief system to the families.

Activities and services

  • Symposium , references, listening and support.
  • Blood collection in collaboration with Héma-Québec.
  • Development and distribution of educational materials about the disease.
  • Education and disease prevention in schools, churches and community centers.
  • Family support.

Projects

  • A family relief center to fight isolation
  • Donation for high technology equipment for specialized treatments
  • Scholarship programs
  • Funding for clinical research

Partners

The generosity of the partners plays a key role in the development and growth of the Sickle Cell Anemia Association of Quebec. Their support is invaluable. We thank them from the heart.