Sickle Cell South London Link

Sickle Cell South London Link

The service is available to anyone living in Lambeth, Lewisham or Southwark, or attending a Specialist Sickle Cell Service in any of these 3 boroughs, or a hospital that is part of the South Thames Sickle Cell & Thalassaemia Network.

About the service

  • The Sickle Cell South London Link service is funded by the Big Lottery Fund and delivered by the Sickle Cell Society
  • The service provides a range of resources to enable individuals to manage their condition confidently & effectively enabling individuals to maintain a healthy & active lifestyle
  • The service provides a range of activities and family days out for children, teenagers and adults living with SCD & their families
  • The service works with existing support groups and is establishing new peer support groups across Lambeth, Lewisham & Southwark
  • The service provides support and self-advocacy skills to improve access to services such as Health, Education and Employment
  • The service provides topical information & advice workshops held throughout the year
  • Is recruiting volunteers living with SCD to assist with project activities & peer support groups

Who is the service aimed at?

The service is aimed at individuals living with SCD including:

• CHILDREN • TEENAGERS • ADULTS

How do I find out more?

Get in touch, if you would like:

  • To find out more about any of our planned activities and/or attending a peer support group.
  • Information & advice in managing your Sickle Cell Symptoms and maintaining a healthy active lifestyle.
  • Advocacy support in relation to education, health, employment.
  • Volunteering to assist with our project activities or peer support groups.

The Sickle Cell South London Link Year One Report

Click on the boxes below to view the full year one report and other year one highlights.