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
  • 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


Access to MS drug cost reimbursement in Ontario

  • Information and Support
  • For Healthcare Professionals

Access to Provincial Drug Cost Reimbursement for MS Therapies Once a new therapy is approved by the Health Products and Food Branch of Health Canada and assessed by the Common Drug Review, the Ontario government's own team of clinical experts and two lay citizens, the Committee to Evaluate Drugs (CED), Read More


Education - Ontario & Nunavut Division

  • Information and Support
  • For Healthcare Professionals

Education MS Society educational programs help people living with MS and their families gain a better understanding of MS. Educational programs are also offered to health care professionals. We offer educational programs to: Increase knowledge and understanding about multiple sclerosis and its effects... Read More


Equipment funding - Bruce Grey

  • For Healthcare Professionals
  • Financial Assistance
  • Equipment and Special Assistance Funding

Equipment and Funding Assistive devices can enable persons with MS and their families to maintain a realistic degree of independence and control over their lives, while enhancing their physical well-being. The purpose of this program is to assist with purchases of equipment. The Society's funding is... Read More


Financial Assistance - Ontario & Nunavut Division

Financial Assistance Quality of Life Grants The MS Society offers individuals living with MS a wide variety of programs that promote personal independence and contribute to an enhanced quality of life. The Quality of Life Grants are designed to provide financial assistance to those requiring support... Read More


Fundraising - Bruce Grey

  • Fundraising

The MS Society of Canada holds a variety of fundraising events throughout the year. Money raised at these events supports the best MS research in Canada, and local programs and services that assist people living with multiple sclerosis in Bruce and Grey Counties. Scroll down to find out more about our... Read More


Individual Advocacy - Ontario & Nunavut Division

  • Government Relations and Advocacy

Individual Advocacy Individual advocacy involves working with and/or on behalf of people with multiple sclerosis or their care partners in the community to help them obtain needed services and maximize their quality of life. Individual advocacy may entail the following: Helping individuals with multiple... Read More


Information and Support - Ontario & Nunavut Division

  • Information and Support

Information and Support The MS Society provides the most accurate and up-to-date information on MS. People impacted by MS can also contact the MS Society to seek referrals to community resources. For more information on how we can help you access information and services, please contact an MS Navigator... Read More


MS 101 Ontario Wide

  • Information and Support

If you are recently diagnosed with MS, join us for an important information session called MS 101 . Topics covered during MS 101 include: treatment options, coping with MS, research, and available support from the MS Society and your local chapter. Friends and family members are welcome. Sessions are... Read More


MS Carnation Campaign - Ontario

  • Fundraising

The carnation. In 1975, this flower became Canada's most recognized symbol of hope in the quest to end multiple sclerosis when the first MS Carnation Campaign kicked off in Quebec. The MS Carnation Campaign is now the MS Society of Canada’s longest running fundraiser. Over $45 million has been raised... Read More


Ontario Advocacy Campaign - Fall 2016

  • Government Relations and Advocacy

People affected by MS need real action for better lives. Ask the Ontario government to support critical MS services! Ontarians with multiple sclerosis struggle to manage their health and survive financially in the face of an unpredictable and demanding illness. As the Ontario government makes plans... Read More


Recreation, Social and Fitness - Ontario & Nunavut Division

  • Recreation & Fitness

Recreation, Social and Fitness Programs Recreation, social and fitness programs are established to meet an identified need in a community and assist people with MS to enhance their quality of life by participating in social and community activities. The goals of these programs are: To have fun To accentuate... Read More


Support Group - Bruce Grey

  • Peer Support
  • Information and Support

Self Help Support Groups No one has to face MS alone.  There are people in your community who understand what you, your family and your friends are experiencing.  We are here to help.  Having someone to talk to can be a remarkable experience.  It can also be very fulfilling to share your experiences... Read More


Take Action - Ontario & Nunavut Division

  • Government Relations and Advocacy

Priority Issues More Support and Services for Caregivers Family caregivers form the foundation of the home care and the health care system, providing countless hours of dedicated support and service to their family members, friends and neighbours. Acknowledging the vital role of the family caregiver... Read More


Volunteer with Ontario & Nunavut Division!

A willingness to contribute your time and talents to the effort to end MS is all that is needed to make a positive difference for people living with multiple sclerosis. Volunteers are truly the lifeblood of the MS Society. Why not join the team that makes a difference each and every day for those with... Read More


Yoga Class - Bruce Grey

  • Recreation & Fitness

When: Thursdays 10:30 to 11:30am for 6 weeks - May 21, 28 June 4, 11, 18, 25 Where: The Harmony Center 890 4th Ave East, Owen Sound (wheelchair accessible) Daily practices of postures, breathing and relaxation help individuals to feel healthy, happy and whole. This yoga class is developed with exercises... Read More