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

Education/Workshops - BC & Yukon Division

  • Education

Individuals Affected by MS The MS Society provides and hosts presentations and education for individuals affected by MS. Education programs provide the opportunity to increase knowledge about MS, symptoms, symptom management, research, complementary and alternative therapies, as well as to learn about... Read More

BC & Yukon Newsletters and Information Resources

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

MSenger Our news bulletin, distributed through e-mail approximately every three weeks, provides up-to-date information about local events, research, and general knowledge and tips relevant to people affected by MS. To receive your copy, please e-mail and include ‘MSenger’ in the... Read More

Friendly Visitor Program

  • Volunteering & Fundraising

The Interior Regional Chapter Chapter is looking for volunteers for the Friendly Visitor Program to visit those with MS living in care facilities in Penticton and Kelowna. We ask that volunteers be able to visit at least once a month. Following the completion of an application and screening, volunteers... Read More

Self Help Groups - Interior

  • Social Gatherings & Recreation
  • Peer Support

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). Contact : For more information or to attend call John or Sylvia at 250-489-4740 Creston Creston Support Group When :... Read More

Self Help Groups - Interior West

  • Social Gatherings & Recreation
  • Peer Support

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

Take Action - BC and Yukon Division

  • Advocacy & Legal

Thank you for joining our Taking Action for People with MS campaign during the 2017 provincial election. Together, you sent over 2,700 emails to candidates throughout the province using our e-advocacy tool, asking for changes. There are over 12,000 people in BC living with and affected by multiple sclerosis. Read More

Volunteer Legal Advocacy Program - BC & Yukon

  • For Healthcare Professionals
  • Advocacy & Legal

VLAP assists people affected by multiple sclerosis in BC and the Yukon address legal challenges with the help of lay volunteers and lawyers who provide pro-bono legal advice or representation. General information and education Information about advocacy and legal topics, including income security, human... Read More

Equipment Provision Program - Quality of Life Grants - BC &Yukon

  • Recreation & Fitness

Support to secure adaptive equipment is offered by the MS Society to those with MS who have limited financial resources and no other agency or source available to them which could provide assistance. We can assist by providing equipment or financial assistance to acquire a new piece of equipment or... Read More