Our Programs

Lupus can be a frightening, bewildering disease. Whether you are looking for information on lupus or for support and comfort, the S.L.E. Lupus Foundation is here to help you through a diagnosis of lupus.

Support Services

From crisis intervention, doctor referrals, and support groups to educational materials, entitlement assistance, and emergency grants, the Foundation’s programs and support services have helped countless patients and their families cope with lupus for nearly 40 years.

Find out more about support services.

Multi-Cultural Programs

Through our Multi-cultural Programs, the Foundation helps to improve the care and quality of life for people with lupus and their families in underserved New York City communities.

Read about the Lupus Cooperative of New York, our one-of-a-kind program helping residents of Northern Manhattan, the Bronx, and Brooklyn.

Helping Kids

The Foundation also provides programs that help New York–area children with lupus live a full life and maintain a normal childhood experience with lupus.

Learn more about the Foundation’s programs for helping kids.


The Foundation’s community outreach programs and educational forums support advocacy, enhancing awareness of lupus among African-American and Latino communities, as well as important state and federal government leaders.

Read about our latest efforts in our advocacy section.