1 in 4 Jews carries a potentially devastating genetic disorder that could pass down to a child. Make carrier screening part of your family planning process.
Other Screening Resources
The Norton & Elaine Sarnoff Center for Jewish Genetics offers an affordable, accessible recessive disorder carrier screening program for Jewish and interfaith couples in Illinois. While our program is temporarily unavailable, the following resources can provide information and carrier screening services.
National organizations (for individuals and couples in Illinois, and elsewhere)
National (based out of Atlanta, GA)
Local community organizations
Jewish Genetic Diseases Center of Greater Phoenix
Have questions or want more information? Contact us at (312) 357-4718 or
email@example.com to speak with a staff member or our genetic counselor. You can also use the National Society of Genetic Counselors’
Find a Genetic Counselor tool to find a genetic counselor in your area.
The Norton & Elaine Sarnoff Center for Jewish Genetics provides education and resources about hereditary cancers. Though we do not offer genetic testing for hereditary cancer risk at this time, our genetic counselor can help you identify an appropriate local resource that best meets your needs. Please contact us for more information.
Please note: the resources on this page are provided as a convenience and the Sarnoff Center bears no responsibility for the content of these external sites.