Supporting Communities to Reduce Lead Poisoning 

About the Program

The Supporting Communities to Reduce Lead Poisoning (SCRLP) program is funded by the Center for Disease Control’s (CDC) National Center for Environmental Health’s Lead Poisoning Prevention and Surveillance Branch. Through this CDC funded program, West Anniston Foundation helps families avoid the dangers of lead in their homes through community engagement, prevention education, and family support. 

More About SCRLP 

Regulations mandated by the Toxic Substances Control Act (TSCA), Residential Lead-Based Paint Hazard Reduction Act of 1992 (Title X), Clean Air Act (CAA), Clean Water Act (CWA), Safe Drinking Water Act (SDWA), and Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (RCRA) has resulted in the removal of lead from paint, gasoline, and other consumer products. Despite these regulations, lead exposure continues to harm many children each year. Lead exposure in young children can cause problems with their learning, development, and behavior. Children from low-income families and certain racial and ethnic groups are more likely to be exposed to lead. Testing for high blood lead levels and providing proper follow-up treatment, especially for children who are at high risk of exposure, is vital in preventing long-term developmental and health problems. 

Our Approach

Organizations, such as West Anniston Foundation, located in communities are trusted partners because we:

Build strong relationships and understand the needs of our communities

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