The Queens Sickle Cell Advocacy Network, Inc. is a 501 (c)(3) not-for-profit, broad based community organization, servicing children and families with sickle cell diseases, thalassemia and the trait. 
Our Mission and Vision are a deep sense of commitment; it focuses on those with Sickle Cell conditions. We provide a clear sense of direction for families and individuals, enabling them to participate actively in their surrounding communities and health care needs.  All of our information and services are provided FREE of charge.  We rely on private donations and support that allows QSCAN to provide the needed services to those families and individuals we serve.

Our Goals and Objectives are to Advocate for the Sickle Cell Community by Providing the Following Services:
  • Sickle Cell Information & Referral Center
  • Community Outreach, Education and Awareness projects
  • Family or Individual Consultation & Counseling
  • Parent Support Group
  • Parent empowerment workshops/conferences
  • Sickle Cell Youth Advisory Council
  • Sickle Cell Family Support Services
  • Hospital/Home Visits
  • Family Financial Program
  • Help Us to Sponsor a Child for Camp
  • QSCAN Warriors Group
  • QSCAN Scholarship Award
  • We collaborate with researchers, participate in clinical trials, and collect data for the management and treatment of sickle cell disease and eventual eradication of the disease
Our annual scholarship is awarded to individuals affected with sickle cell disease who, in spite of the challenges they face, are determined to achieve their academic goals in college.