Our Mission

To improve the quality of life and build community for families and individuals living with hemophilia or other bleeding disorders by offering a variety of programs and services that educate, advocate and support the needs of the bleeding disorders community in Southern California.

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    HFSC is hiring!

    We have a Programs Manager position now open and the deadline to apply is February 29, 2016.

    If you are interested in applying, please email a cover letter, resume, completed employee application form and writing sample to careers@hemosocal.org

    Click here for Job Posting.

    Click here for HFSC Employee Application form.


    2016 Pitkin Scholarship

    Applications are not yet available. Please note that HFSC will no longer be awarding scholarships to students who reside outside of Southern California including San Diego county.


    • Jan. 17


      INDUSTRY FORUM/Lakers Game (MLK Weekend), Los Angeles

      Thank you to everyone for attending the Industry Forum. Thank you to our Industry Partners who participated: Baxalta, Bayer, Biogen, CSL Behring, Emergent, Genentech, Grifols, Octapharma, and Pfizer!


    • Feb 20, 2015


      SoCal emPOWERment Forum and Inaugural "BLOODY HOT SALSA CHALLENGE! Burbank, CA

      Save the date for an exciting day of advocacy for both adults and children alike. Learn how to advocate for yourself in the workplace, insurance issues and for your own health! 
      Breakfast and Lunch is provided
      Kids and Teens will take an Advocacy 101 class and then meet some AMAZING SUPER HEROES! Kids will be given an opportunity to present what they have learned to the audience.

      Register at (copy in browser): www.socalempowerment.eventbrite.com

      Then, JOIN US for our 1st Salsa Challenge!  Do you have a sizzling recipe to share? Amateurs only.  Cash Prize awards for "mild" and "hot" categories. 
      Pickwick Gardens, Burbank, CA

      Register at (copy in browser): www.hfscsalsachallenge.eventbrite.com


    • Feb. 24-26


      NHF Washington Days is now OPEN for registration!

      Washington Days! Meet with legislators and other members from around the country to advocate for the creation of a Bleeding DisordersAwareness Month and Red Tie Challenge!
      February 24-26, 2016 Register here:
      This is one of the BEST legislative advocacy events and especially inspirational for high school/college students; so much so that HFSC will provide a scholarship for one community member to attend (airplane ticket from HFSC and hotel covered by NHF). If you need a letter to obtain credit at school for attending this event, please contact our office. If you are interested in the scholarship, contact info@hemosocal.org by 1/15/16 to be entered into a random drawing.

    • March 5, 2016


      CHLA Hemophilia Family Day, Omni Hotel, Los Angeles, CA

      SAVE THE DATE! More information to come!


    • March 31, 2016


      Hemophilia Federation of America Symposium, Las Vegas, CA

      Time for a Road Trip to Vegas! March 31, 2016-April 2, 2016
      Register here: http://www.hemophiliafed.org/programs/meetings-events/educational-symposium/
      If you're a first time attendee and need financial assistance, make your request for a free room when registering.  
      (registration fee still required)


    • April 9, 2016


      Blood Brotherhood and Dads in Action: One Day Retreat, Irvine, CA

      SAVE THE DATE: Join us for an HFA Sponsored Event: Team Building along with ziplining, archery and bbguns.  Blood Brotherhood and Dads in Action


    • May 9-11, 2016


      Future Leaders Program, Sacramento, CA

      SAVE THE DATE! The Hemophilia Council of California's Future Leader Program is a three-day program designed to teach young people how to advocate for themselves and their community. This program is open to men and women with bleeding disorders ages 14-22 and their siblings. The program starts at 6:00 PM Monday, May 9 and ends at 4:00 PM Wednesday, May 11, 2016 in Sacramento, California. The Hemophilia Council of California pays for all expenses for travel to and from Sacramento, meals, and accommodations. Contact info@hemosocal.org if you are interested!



    • May 13-14, 2016


      Family Information Day:  Knotts Berry Farm Hotel, Buena Vista, CA

      SAVE THE DATE! Join us for dinner Friday evening and then the following day for a full day of excellent information!  Stay Tuned for more information!  After the event, we'll all hit the rides at Knotts Berry Farm!


    • June 3-5


      Family Retreat, Malibu, CA

      Save the Date! Join us for a relaxing weekend away in beautiful Malibu! 


    • July 15-20, 2016


      Painted Turtle Camp:  Lake Elizabeth, CA

      SAVE THE DATE! For Campers with bleeding disorders ages 7-16.  Leadership Program for campers ages 17-18.  Volunteer program for campers 19+.
      Sibling camp TBD. 


Hemophilia Foundation of Southern California
959 East Walnut Street, Suite 114
Pasadena, CA 91106
Telephone: 626.765.6656
Fax: 626.765.6657

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