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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Education/Workshops - BC & Yukon Division

  • Information and Support
  • 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

  • Recreation & Fitness
  • Publications
  • Information and Support
  • Education

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 info.bc@mssociety.ca and include ‘MSenger’ in the... Read More


Friendly Visitor Program

  • Volunteer
  • Social Gatherings
  • Peer Support

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


Peer Support Program

  • Peer Support
  • Information and 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


Self Help Groups - Interior East

  • Social Gatherings
  • Peer Support
  • Information and Support

Trail MS Support Group Meets the 1st Wednesday each month from 10 till 11:30 at 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 (Trail) Meets the 2nd Thursday each month at 6 pm. For more information... Read More


Self Help Groups - Interior West

  • Recreation & Fitness
  • Peer Support
  • Information and Support

The MS Society supports a number of self help and support groups in the local community. PENTICTON MS Wellness Sessions - are held on the first Thursday of every month from 10:30 am until noon at the Penticton Community Centre in Penticton. Those with MS, their family, friends and caregivers are welcome... Read More


Take Action - BC and Yukon Division

  • Government Relations and Advocacy

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

  • Information and Support
  • Government Relations and Advocacy
  • For Healthcare Professionals

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
  • Information and Support
  • Individual Advocacy

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