Sickle Cell Association of Ontario

Contact Information

Office Phone 416-789-2855
Primary Contact Alvin Merchant, Director, Communications and Marketing; Phone: 416-789-2855 ext 808; Email:

Agency Information

Legal Status (50) Non Profit
Established 1981
Primary Executive Ulysse Guerrier, President
Funding Donations ; Membership fees

Description and Service Details

Description (Service)

Education and counselling for people living with or supporting someone affected by Sickle Cell Disease (includes Sickle Cell Anemia, Sickle Cell SC, Sickle Beta Thalassemia and the Sickle Cell Trait)

COVID-19 Relief Fund: Partnered with Ujima Sickle Cell Patient Emergency Fund to help Sickle Cell community members in a financial crisis and unable to buy essential groceries and other items * open to Ontario residents only * application on website

Monthly support group * advocacy for Sickle Cell patients * promotes Sickle Cell awareness through conferences, community presentations and workshops


Mon, Wed, Fri 10am-4pm * Tue, Thu 9am-5pm


Support Group: Third Sat of the month

Areas Served Ontario
Boundaries Ontario
Eligibility People living with Sickle Cell Disease and their supporters

Call for appointment * no referral required

Languages English
Fees membership fee varies

Site Information

Site Location Toronto (Scarborough)
Located In Community Scarborough North
Mailing Address PO Box 41562 
1711 McCowan Rd 
Toronto, ON M1S 3V4
Physical Access Fully Accessible

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