September 24 - 27

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Welcome to Michelle's House

We are a registered 501(C)(3) nonprofit organization.

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Our Mission

At Michelle's House, home of the Sickle Cell Disease Association of America, Southern Connecticut (SCDAA.SC), we embrace prevention strategies to enhance the quality of life and well-being of the community affected by sickle cell disease (SCD), traits and related conditions and provide individuals and families with critical education and access to support services through

partnerships and advocacy.


Health Alert for Patients

and Caregivers 

1 out of 10 African Americans and 1 out of 25 Hispanics carry the sickle cell trait

2020 Scholarship Gala.

Help us celebrate this year's winner. June 11, 2020.

Our Vision

To enhance all aspects of the quality of life of the sickle cell community inclusive of finding a cure!

Recent state data shows
17% increase in the number
of babies born with the sickle cell trait (SCT).

National annual percentage of students that repeat a grade: 4.5% without SCD, up to 40% with SCD.

In Connecticut,  nearly 40,000  residents carry the sickle cell trait (SCT).


Help create hope within the Sickle Cell Disease Community.

Contact Us


Michelle's House is the first Sickle Cell Disease Community Center in Connecticut. We're here to help you and your family navigate the challenges associated with SCD and/or SCT. Please reach out to one of our staff members for more information.

SCDAA.SC  |  Michelle's House 

1389 Chapel St., New Haven, CT 06511

Main Office:  203-859-5355

Our Services


Teen Ambassador


Sickle Cell Tutorial Program



Public Awareness Program





Monday        9:00am - 5:00pm


Tuesday        9:00am - 5:00pm



Wednesday  9:00am -5:00pm


Thursday       9:00am - 5:00pm


Friday            9:00am - 5:00pm


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