Current Partners

Life For Sickle Cell Foundation, Inc. (LIFE)
LIFE provides mentoring, navigation, and scholarships to improve life skills, job training, and enhance educational achievement for individuals with sickle cell disease. LIFE seeks to maximize the potential and improve the quality of life for those with sickle cell disease.

Contact:
706 Brandon Green Drive
Silver Spring, Maryland 20904
Phone: 301-622-1514
Fax: 202-865-4346
E-mail: srana@howard.edu
web: www.lifeforscd.org

FACES Of Our Children, Inc., (FOOC)
FOOC provides support for families and raises awareness about sickle cell disease through educational programs in the community.

Contact:
P.O. Box2946
Landover Hills, Maryland 20784
Phone: 1-800-FACES11
Web: www.facesofourchildren.org
Email: director@facesofourchildren.org

Sickle Cell Association of the National Capital Area, INC. (SCANCA, INC.)
SCANCA, INC. provides education about sickle cell disease and a multitude of services including scholarships to benefit individuals with sickle cell disease and their families.

Contact:
P.O. Box 41479
Washington, DC 20018-0879
Phone: 202-271-5733
Web: www.scancainc.org
Email: email@scancainc.org

STOMP OUT SICKLE CELL (SOS Walk)
The SOS Walk is an annual event in Washington, DC to raise awareness of sickle cell by bringing families, communities and providers together for a day of fun, education and advocacy.

Contact:
Phone : 202-865-8366 or 866-322-3711
Web: www.soswalk.org

Sickle Cell Advocates of DC (SCA-DC)
SCA-DC brings families with hemoglobin disorders together for support. Families learn about their medical care and the latest research. The SCA-DC has a summer BBQ and holiday party for children with SCD and their families.

Contact:
Phone: 202-271-5733
Email: sicklecelldc@gmail.com

Howard University Center for Sickle Cell Disease
The Howard University Center for Sickle Cell Disease provides testing, screening, counseling, community outreach and education for patients, families, physicians, and the public about sickle cell disease.

Contact:
Location: 1840 7th Street NW
HURB 1
Washington, DC 20001
Phone: 202-865-8292
Web: sicklecell.howard.edu

Partner Services

To become a partner at DC GAPS Medical Home, contact us at 202 865-4443

Department of Pediatrics and Child Health
Howard University Hospital
2041 Georgia Avenue, NW  
Room 6-08B
Washington, DC 20060