1. To be eligible for utility assistance, the client must have Sickle Cell Disease and be a Mid- South Resident (Crittenden County, Arkansas; Desoto County, Mississippi) or reside in the State of Tennessee.
  2. Client must present a valid picture ID in addition to the utility bill for assistance.
  3. The client must present a disconnect notice in order to receive assistance. Additionally, client must allow SCFT staff and/or representative to contact the utility agency for verification.
  4. Each client can receive a maximum of up to $100.00 per calendar year. Funds are distributed on a first come first serve basis. If the client chooses not to use the full amount of $100.00 at one time, there is no guarantee that the unused portion will be available for subsequent requests.
  5. Utility bill must be in client’s name.
  6. These funds shall be used as the payer of last resort; therefore, clients must exhaust other community resources prior to receiving utility assistance through SCFT. Proof shall be presented in the form of denial letters from those community agencies.
  7. If a client becomes incarcerated, all services are ceased until released.

This assistance will be available until the funds are exhausted.
Note: All assistance is based on available resources. All forms must be signed, dated and faxed to 901-572-1382 or email to: sicklecelltn@gmail.com.

SCFT Utility Assistance Policy

680 Oakleaf Office Ln, Suite 101 Memphis, TN 38117 

Office 901-552-4267  Fax 901-572-1382


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