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Northeast Louisiana Sickle Cell Anemia Foundation

Make a Difference Today


Vision Statement

Northeast Louisiana Sickle Cell Anemia Foundation (NLSCAF) endeavors to remove socioeconomic and medical barriers presented by Sickle Cell Anemia.  We strive to maximize the enjoyment of the lives of the individuals, families, and community we serve.


What We Do

Making A Difference

Enabling individuals with sickle cell anemia to live their lives to the fullest extent not compromised by their disease and it's side effects is the most important goal of our organization. We increase knowledge  about sickle cell disease to the people in the 12 parishes we serve. We seek to support, empower, and provide high quality resources to our community in a safe and secure environment.



School/Medical provider presentations

With our organization’s mission always in mind, we strive to find new strategies for dealing with this challenge. Food Donation Drop-Off is something that we take very seriously, and our team is working each and every day to make a positive impact. Contact us to learn more about our commitment to this cause.

Patient Navigation

One Step at a Time

Provide counseling, social services and patient assistance for the purpose of improving the quality of life for persons with sickle cell disease, sickle cell trait and their families.



Parishes Served

Caldwell - East Carroll - Franklin - Jackson - Madison - Morehouse -

Ouachita - Richland - Tensas - Union - West Carroll


United Way of Northeast Louisiana

Housing & Nutrition Assistance

Many hardworking people in our community continue to experience financial challenges with housing stability and food security because of the impact of COVID-19 and United Way of Northeast Louisiana is here to help.

Food Security

Food assistance to help prevent hunger issues related to the many financial demands on families during COVID-19. This food assistance will supplement the outstanding work done by the Food Bank of Northeast Louisiana.

Housing Stability

Rent and mortgage assistance to help prevent eviction and homelessness.

Eligibility Requirements 

Eligible applicants for both housing assistance and food assistance must:

·         Reside in NELA (12 parishes)
·         Demonstrate hardship due to business closure, employment loss, or decreased income/hours directly related to COVID-19

Volunteers Packing Food

Our Sponsors

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Upcoming Events

  • Wed, Apr 07
    Ouachita Parish Health Unit
    Apr 07, 8:00 AM – 3:00 PM
    Ouachita Parish Health Unit, 1650 Desiard St. Monroe, LA 71201
    Vaccination event for people with Sickle Cell Disease!