Welcome to OSCAR Sandwell`s website.

Our Mission Statement

Working together with service users, voluntary and statutory services and stakeholders to improve the quality of life for people affected by Sickle Cell and Thalassaemia in the Sandwell area.

OSCAR Sandwell aims to:

  • Improve public awareness of the disabling effects of Sickle Cell Anaemia and Thalassaemia.
  • To give advice and support individuals and families affected by these conditions.
  • Promote research into the prevention and cure of both Sickle Cell Anaemia and Thalassaemia blood disorders.
  • Raise funds to continue the promotional work of OSCAR Sandwell.

Services we offer:

Advice & Information Children & Young People activities
Training Support
Education Social Activities
Visiting Room Hire
Guidance Advocacy
Screening (Blood Tests) Volunteer Scheme
Student Placements

Link to other services such as Ideal for All (IFA), which is a not for profit company and registered charity run by and for disabled people in the borough (district) of Sandwell. It provides a range of social and health care services to support disabled people, carers and disadvantaged groups, to learn new skills and live as independently as possible: www.idealforall.co.uk