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Children and Youth with Special Health Care Needs (CSHCN) Program

Adult Sickle Cell Disease Program Services

Adults 18 years of age and older who have sickle cell disease may quality Adult Sickle Cell services. (Similar services are available for eligible children and youth under age 18 through Children’s Rehabilitative Services (CRS) program.

Eligibility Requirements

  • U.S. citizenship or lawful permanent residency
  • South Carolina residency
  • Age 18 and over
  • Household income at or below 200% of the federal poverty guidelines
  • Physician diagnosed sickle cell disease or other congenital hemoglobinopathies.


  • Payment for outpatient medical services, supplies, equipment, and prescription medications related to treatment of sickle cell disease
  • Care coordination as needed
  • Nursing, nutrition, and/or social work consultation as needed (depending on regional resources).

How to Apply

Contact your nearest regional CSHCN office.


If you have questions about getting services for your child with special needs, please contact us or one of the community-based sickle cell education and counseling agencies listed below:

For more information, email Children with Special Health Care Needs
or call us at (803) 898-0784.