Our Mission

Citizens for Quality Sickle Cell Care's mission is...
"To ensure the availability and accessibility of quality and comprehensive medical care and support services for children and adults in Northern Connecticut with Sickle Cell Disease and other related disorders."
Goals and Objectives
  • Promote quality and up-to-date comprehensive medical care.  
  • Advocate for a life-span transition program and support services.
  • Assure continuity and maintenance of program funding and resources
  • Promote self-advocacy for adults and families of children with SCD
  •  Provide ongoing education for health care providers, families, employers, educators, and the community. 
  •  Ensure culturally appropriate and family centered services.
  • Support participation in ethically appropriate scientific research.
  • Promote increase in minority blood donation and utilization.