Family Development and Educational Programs

Supporters houses five development, education and empowering programs. Each program is designed to educate and empower individuals living with sickle cell, thalassemia and cc disease and traits. These programs create awareness and build support within the sickle cell community and the Oklahoma community at large.  The programs are:

Mentorship Program Peer to Peer
Benefits of Program
  • Literary and health plans
  • Social networking with others with SCD
  • Promotes high school and college completion
  • Self-advocacy skills with an increase in empowerment skills
  • Self-esteem and self- image improvement (self-efficacy)
Anne Kathryn Taulbert Endowment for Sickle Cell Camp through Cavett Kids Foundation
  • Special need camps for those living with life threating disease such as; sickle cell, thalassemia and cc diseases.
Connection 2 Education
  • College stipends and scholarships to assist students with sickle cell, thalassemia and cc diseases and traits for books and supplies for.
Support Assistance Programs
  • Emergency and non-emergency grants to assist families with emergencies such as; extended hospitalizations, school supplies, food vouchers, and others emergencies based on a case by case situation.
Family and Advocacy Support Program
  • The Family and Advocacy Support Program is designed to create a therapeutic atmosphere where peer to peer support, family education, awareness, understanding and empowerment is built in a non-judgmental setting. ¬†Classes and seminars includes; IEP and 504 training, life coaching, information sharing, family focus support groups and much more.
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