Sickle Cell Association—West Alabama (SCA-WA) is a private, nonprofit 501(c)(3) education and social service organization in Northport, Alabama.
Founded in 1985, SCA-WA provides comprehensive education and awareness services through diagnostic testing, evaluation, counseling and supportive services to individuals and families at risk for Sickle Cell Disease.
SCA-WA seeks to improve the health and status of persons affected or at risk of sickle cell disease and related hemoglobinopathies within West Alabama through six broad categories of service:
- Public and professional health education
- Screening for detection
- Medical referrals
- Genetic counseling
- Psychosocial supportive services
- Pediatric sickle cell clinics