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Ashkenazi Jewish Genetic Panel (AJGP) - Other Places To Get Help


Chicago Center for Jewish Genetic Disorders
Ben Gurion Way, 30 South Wells Street
Chicago, IL  60606
United States
Phone: 312-357-4718
Web Address:

This organization provides public and professional education about Jewish genetic disorders. It also promotes screening and prevention programs, information, and referrals.

Genetic Alliance
4301 Connecticut Avenue NW
Suite 404
Washington, DC  20008-2369
Phone: (202) 966-5557
Fax: (202) 966-8553
Web Address:

The Genetic Alliance is an international organization made up of millions of people with genetic conditions and more than 600 advocacy, research, and health care organizations that represent their interests. The Alliance builds partnerships to promote healthy lives for all those living with genetic conditions.

The Genetic Alliance promotes healthy lives by working to speed the translation of genetic advances into quality and affordable health care, public awareness, and consumer-centered public policies.

Genetics Home Reference, U.S. National Library of Medicine
8600 Rockville Pike
Bethesda, MD  20894
Phone: 1-888-FIND-NLM (1-888-346-3656)
Fax: (301) 402-1384
TDD: 1-800-735-2258
Web Address:

The Genetics Home Reference provides information on hundreds of genetic conditions. The website has many tools for learning about human genetics and the way genetic changes can cause disease. It also has links to additional resources for people who have genetic conditions and for their families.

Jewish Genetic Disease Consortium
450 West End Avenue
New York, NY  10024
Phone: 1-855-642-6900
Web Address:

The Jewish Genetic Disease Consortium (JGDC) is a collection of smaller, individual organizations that have banded together to raise awareness of Jewish genetic diseases. The Consortium offers resources to educate people about carrier screening and how it can help prevent the birth of children with genetic conditions.

Victor Center for the Prevention of Jewish Genetic Diseases
5501 Old York Road, Levy 2 West
Philadelphia, PA 19141
Phone: 1-877-401-1093 toll-free
Web Address:

The Victor Center provides information about Jewish genetic conditions and promotes Jewish community education programs. The Center also conducts screening programs for healthy people at risk for being carriers of a gene mutation for a Jewish genetic diseases. The website has resources for the general public, health professionals, and clergy.


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Last Updated: March 28, 2012
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