Sickle Cell Disease Program
DHEC's Sickle Cell Program helps people who have sickle cell disease pay for medical services, supplies, equipment and medications.
- U.S. citizenship or lawful permanent residency
- South Carolina residency
- Household income at or below 250%of the federal poverty level (pdf)
- 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:
- James R. Clark Memorial Sickle Cell Foundation
1420 Gregg St., Columbia SC
- L.D. Barksdale Sickle Cell Anemia Foundation
645 South Church St., Spartanburg SC
- Orangeburg Area Sickle Cell Foundation
825 Summers Ave., Orangeburg SC
- COBRA Human Services Agency Sickle Cell Program
3962 Rivers Ave., Charleston SC
For more information, email Children with Special Health Care Needs, call us at (803) 898-0784 or visit us at one of our statewide locations . See a brief description of the work performed by DHEC's Children/Teens with Special Health Care Needs Program .