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James R. Clark Memorial Sickle Cell Foundation

1420 Gregg Street
Columbia, South Carolina, United States
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The James R. Clark Memorial Sickle Cell Foundation is a non-profit United Way agency serving sickle cell clients and their families in 15 Midland and Upper South Carolina counties.

Our vision is to be the face and voice of sickle cell in the communities we serve through effective advocacy and education. Our mission is to optimize the social, psychological, and physiological well-being of individuals with sickle cell disease and to decrease the incidence of sickle cell disease through genetic screening, counseling, and education.

Our Services:
-Newborn Screening: By State Law, all babies are tested at birth for a variety of genetic traits and disorders, including sickle cell disease, sickle cell trait and their variants. We keep your test results as confidential.
-Genetic Screening and Counseling: The blood test and follow-up genetic counseling are provided free of charge by the Foundation, and the results are confidential.
-Nurse case management
-Community Education
-Adult and parent support group
-Children support group
-Hospital visitation
-Emergency client assistance
-Financial support to research

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