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Cayenne Wellness Center and Children's Foundation

Cause Area

  • Community
  • Health & Medicine
  • Race & Ethnicity

Location

P.O. Box 3856Glendale, CA 91221 United States

Organization Information

Mission Statement

Cayenne Wellness Center is dedicated to health promotion and disease prevention in children, adolescents, their families and the general population with a focus on Sickle Cell Disease. The mission of Cayenne Wellness Center is to increase the quality of life for individuals diagnosed with sickle cell disease in California by ensuring expert, unbiased, and comprehensive care. This mission is part of a broader vision of (1) a medical system which effectively addresses the unique needs of individuals with sickle cell disease and (2) patients who are empowered and equipped to advocate for themselves.

Description

Cayenne Wellness Center and Children’s Foundation (CWC), a 501(c)3 organization, was founded in 2000 to meet the needs of adults with sickle cell disease (SCD), the SCD community of caregivers, healthcare providers, and social support organizations. Sickle Cell Disease is a rare disease that affects a population that is both diverse and marginalized. As part of the Sickle Cell Community, Cayenne Wellness Center offer workshops, seminars, and attend several community events to raise awareness. about Sickle Cell Disease (SCD).

Our programs include:

* Referral and advocacy services
* Sickle cell disease support groups
* Annual Sickle Cell Disease Educational Seminar

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