Multiple Sclerosis Society of Canada

Programs and Services

The MS Society offers a variety of programs to help people affected by multiple sclerosis effectively manage and cope with the disease. MS can be quite challenging at times, but through the support offered by the MS Society, no one has to face these challenges on their own.

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Peer Support Program

  • Peer Support

The MS Society is pleased to offer a telephone/internet peer support program for individuals living with MS. You may be newly diagnosed, you may have a specific question, or maybe you are dealing with an issue related to your MS. Sometimes the best person to talk to is someone who also has MS. Volunteers... Read More

Virtual Photo Walks

  • Social Gatherings & Recreation
  • Recreation & Fitness

Virtual Photo Walks is a non-profit organization that uses smart phones and video conferencing to enable people isolated by illness or disability to travel the world in real time. Thanks to technology partners and a group of dedicated virtual volunteer guides from all over the world, Virtual Photo Walks... Read More

Advocacy - AB & NWT Division

  • Advocacy & Legal

The MS Advocacy and Systems Navigation Program helps persons affected by MS identify, navigate and access services and supports at the federal, provincial and local level. What are the objectives of the program? In addition to providing advocacy and support to people affected by MS, the program collaborates... Read More

Community Recreation and Wellness Programs - AB & NWT Division

  • Social Gatherings & Recreation
  • Information Services
  • Health and Wellness

The following organizations offer adapted programming and/or specialized programs for persons living with MS. Please contact one of the providers listed below for program details. Please note: Dates and times are subject to change. If you are a person living with MS , we would like to hear from you... Read More

Education/Workshops - AB & NWT Division

  • Education

Individuals Affected by MS The MS Society provides and hosts presentations and education throughout Alberta & Northwest Territories for individuals affected by MS. Education programs provide the opportunity to increase knowledge about MS, symptoms, symptom management, research, complementary and alternative... Read More

Friendly Visiting - AB & NWT Division

All MS Society Chapters and offices throughout Alberta & Northwest Territories offer the Friendly Visiting Volunteer Program for people living with MS who reside in a continuing care facility. The Friendly Visiting Volunteer Program is designed to provide support, increased awareness of community resources... Read More

Quality of Life Grants - Equipment - AB & NWT Division

  • Financial Assistance
  • Assistive Devices & Medical Supplies

Quality of Life – Equipment Grants Quality of Life - Equipment Grants are made available by the MS Society of Canada to people living with multiple sclerosis (MS) towards the purchase of equipment to enhance quality of life. Quality of Life – Equipment Grants are considered last resort funding, meaning... Read More

Self-Help and Community Support Groups - AB & NWT Division

  • Social Gatherings & Recreation
  • Peer Support

Self-Help and Community Support Groups Self-Help and Community Support Groups provide people affected by MS with an opportunity to discuss common issues related to MS, including strategies for how to cope better with the disease. The groups offer emotional support, information and practical help through... Read More