"Ignite an Era of Renewed Awareness to 

Sickle Cell Disease"

Who Are We?

Sickle Cell Anemia Awareness of San Francisco (SCAASF) is a 501(c)3 non-profit organization that came into existence in 2014 after our founder's son Kareem M. Jones passed away in 2013 from complications with sickle cell disease. 

Our Mission

Broaden public awareness about sickle cell disease

Advocate for clients and families for access to quality compassionate healthcare

Educate to empower

Establish a comprehensive Sickle Cell Disease Care & Resource center in San Francisco  for people living with sickle cell disease to improve care and relations.

Plan Well Course




April 24

11am - 1pm

Leticia Vaca 

MSW, LCSW (Urban Health Group LLC)

Advocacy and empowerment

Next Meeting:





May 8, 2021

11am - 2 pm

Vic Reynolds

Performance Entrepreneur Coach

Self Identity

This program is supported via a grant from Global Blood Therapeutics, Inc.

Intake and Assessment Program

CLICK HERE to schedule an Intake Assessment Session with one of our Community Health Workers or SCAA Support Staff

Partnership/ Sponsor

To bring change, we need your help.

Join us in making the everlasting impact.

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Sickle Cell Disease Informational Needs Survey

Fill in this survey to help us find out more about gaps in information for those living with sickle cell disease.


How to Cultivate a Successful Career While Living With Sickle Cell Disease

April 2021

UC Consortium Launches First Clinical Trial Using CRISPR to Correct Gene Defect That Causes Sickle Cell Disease

April 2021

Shop Amazon with SCAA

Amazon will donate 0.5% of the price of your eligible AmazonSmile purchases to Sickle Cell Anemia Awareness whenever you shop with AmazonSmile.

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Contact Us

Phone: NeDina Brocks-Capla (415) 720-4458


Sickle Cell Anemia Awareness of San Francisco (SCAASF)

A registered 501(c)3 non-profit organization.

EIN: 47-1268974

Hours, Closures, About Us

This website is dedicated to my son, Kareem Marcellas Jones

The NCSCC is dedicated to providing access to clinical care and community resources for patients with SCD in targeted communities throughout the state of California

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