Multiple Sclerosis Society of Canada

Programs and Services

Self Help Groups - Interior

  • Peer Support
  • Social Gatherings & Recreation

The MS Society supports a number of self help and support groups in the local community.

Cranbrook

Cranbrook Support Group

When: Meets the 2nd Thursday each month (except July/Aug) 7pm

Contact: For more information or to attend call John or Sylvia at 250-489-4740

Creston

Creston Support Group

When: Meets the last Monday each month.

Contact: For more information or to attend call Tim for at 250-428-0059

Grand Forks

Grand Forks Support Group

When: Meets the 3rd Monday each month at 1 pm.

Contact: For more information or to attend call Darlene at 250-442-5015

Kelowna

Kelowna Coffee Group

When: Meets the second and fourth Wednesday of each month at 2:00 pm

Where: Third Space Coffee located at 103-1708 Dolphin Ave.

Contact: 1 (800) 268-7582 ext 7312

Young Adults Group

When: Meets the second Thursday of each month at 6:30 p.m.

Where: The location changes monthly

Contact: 1 (800) 268-7582 ext 7312 for the upcoming location

Kamloops

Kamloops Social Lunch

When: the first Wednesday of each month, 12 noon

Where: North Shore White Spot in Kamloops, 675 Tranquille Road

Contact: For more information contact Debbie Farquharson at 778-470-3220

Kamloops Self Help Group

What: This additional group will offer another meeting time for people affected by MS who live in Kamloops. Meetings may include guest speakers on topics of interest to the group and informal, fun social events. Consider giving this new group a visit!

When: third Tuesday of each month, 10:30 am

Where: Desert Gardens Senior Community Centre, 540 Seymour Street, Cactus Room

Contact: For more information and to register contact Teresa Sharp at 778-470-4268

Nelson

Nelson Support Group

When: Meets the 2nd Wednesday of each month

Where: Mountain Lake Seniors Community in the Community room

Contact: For more information, call Lonnie at 1-800-268-7582, ext 7259

Penticton

MS Wellness Sessions

When: are held on the first Thursday of every month from 10:30 am until noon at the

Where: Penticton Community Centre

Group Description: Those with MS, their family, friends and caregivers are welcome to attend.

Contact: Elena Tilton at 1 (800) 268-7582 ext 7299

Penticton Coffee Group

When: meets every Tuesday at 10:00 am

Where: food court of Cherry Lane Mall

Contact: For more information contact Jo-Ann MacDonald at 1-250-462-0834

Slocan

Valley Support Group

When: Meets the 1st Wednesday each month at 11 am.

Contact: For more information or to attend call Kerry at 250-365-0365

Trail

Trail MS Support Group

When: Meets the 1st Wednesday each month from 10 till 11:30

Where: Rose Wood Village

Contact: Lonnie at 1-800-268-7582, ext. 7259 if you'd like to attend or for more information.

Active Living with MS Support Group

When: Meets the 2nd Thursday each month at 6 pm.

Contact:For more information or to attend email Heidi for info at Heidi.scott.it@gmail.com or call 250-231-3046

West Kelowna

West Kelowna “Westside Wobblers”

When: People with MS, their friends and family

When: Every Other Thursday, 10 to 11 am

Where: Gatekeeper Restaurant, 2569 Dobbin Rd, West Kelowna

Contact: Trish Klein at 250- 215-9477 or Jacinthe Gomes at 250-899-6448. Since some months have more than 2 Thursdays, please contact Trish or Jacinthe to verify the current date rotation.

Please note that this group also has an informal meeting to enjoy a cup of coffee together on Monday mornings at 11 am. If you're interested in attending please contact the individuals indicated above.

Where: Tim Hortons, 2330 Hwy 97 South, West Kelowna


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