Multiple Sclerosis Society of Canada

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The links below will connect you with MS Society programs and external community resources to help you find the support you need to manage and cope with multiple sclerosis.

If you are unable to find what you need, please don’t hesitate to contact an MS Navigator by phone 1 (844) 859-6789 or by email at msnavigators@mssociety.ca

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Caregiver Information, Multiple Sclerosis Society of Canada

The MS Society recognizes the incredible contribution made by caregivers and is committed to supporting them through providing information on financial and legal issues, as well as other valuable resources and information. Visit the webpage below to join the MS Society Caregiver Network and receive... Read More

  • Caregivers and Families

Employment Publications, Multiple Sclerosis Society of Canada

The MS Society of Canada has two publications which speak to issues of employment and work for people affected by MS and allied diseases, including the employee/person living with MS and their employer. A Guide to Employment and Income Support (2006) MS in the Workplace: An Employer's Guide (2006) For... Read More

  • Employment

Peer Support Program

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

  • Peer Support

Someone Like Me, Multiple Sclerosis Society of Canada

Someone Like Me is an online community for youth impacted by MS that provides innovative resources and activities to share stories and connect with other youthÑsomeone like you. Read posts from bloggers, participate in forums, and access information on managing the physical, emotional and social aspects... Read More

  • Youth Programs

Access to MS drug cost reimbursement in Ontario

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

  • Information Services
  • Health and Wellness
  • Financial Assistance

Education Sessions

Every spring and fall, informative workshops and seminars on a number of different topics are held across the province. Several are held in annually across the province of Ontario. See what's currently scheduled at www.mssociety.ca/ontario-education . (Please note: sessions for fall will be planned... Read More

  • Social Gatherings & Recreation
  • Education

Legal and Self-Advocacy Support from the MS Society

The MS Society of Canada aims to improve quality of life for people living with MS by increasing access to legal and advocacy supports. While services vary by region, the MS Society is continually developing a range of services that will benefit people living with MS who often face advocacy and/or legal... Read More

  • Financial Assistance
  • Advocacy & Legal

Ontario Advocacy Campaign - Spring 2018

People affected by MS need real action for better lives. Ontario Election 2018 - Ask your candidates 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. We want to elect a government... Read More

  • Advocacy & Legal

Dancing with disAbility

Dancing with disAbility Enjoy physicall activity, movement, story telling at Dancing with disAbility! Join instructor Jill Simpson as she teaches and inspires every week. Meet new people and make new friends. Register for our winter 2018 session of Dancing with Disability. Classes run at: St. James-Rosemount... Read More

  • Social Gatherings & Recreation
  • Health and Wellness

Grand River Chapter - Client Support Groups

Self Help Support Groups for people living with MS Daytime Self Help Group - Guelph Date: The first Tuesday of each month Time: 11:30am-1pm Location: Royal on Gordon Retirement Residence - 1691 Gordon St. Guelph Contact: Manon Contini 519-546-7914 Evening Self Help Group - Guelph Date: The third Wednesday... Read More

  • Social Gatherings & Recreation
  • Peer Support
  • Information Services
  • Health and Wellness
  • Caregivers and Families

Grand River Chapter - Live and Learn Series

Grand River Chapter's Live and Learn Series Grand River Chapter of the MS Society offers free monthly workshops that are anything from fun and creative to educational or inspirational! We work with local professionals, arranging for them to share their time and skills with those living with, or touched... Read More

  • Social Gatherings & Recreation
  • Health and Wellness
  • Education

Grand River Chapter- Care-Giver Support Groups

Caregiver Support Groups - Grand River Chapter Social Support Group for Clients & Caregivers - Cambridge Date: The fourth Thursday of every month Every other month a Live & Learn will take place before the Support Group from 6:30pm to 7:15pm Support Group Time: 7:15pm to 8pm Location: 1145 Concession... Read More

  • Peer Support
  • Information Services
  • Health and Wellness
  • Education
  • Caregivers and Families

Information and Referral - Grand River Chapter

The Grand River Chapter serves the communities of Wellington County, Waterloo Region and Cambridge. Whether you are newly diagnosed, in a caregiver role, or helping your loved one understand MS, we can provide assistance in a non- judgmental supportive environment. We provide current, factual and meaningful... Read More

  • Chapter Information

Information and Support - Ontario & Nunavut Division

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

  • Information Services
  • Advocacy & Legal

Live & Learn - Advanced Care Planning - Kitchener

Live & Learn - Advanced Care Planning Hospice Wellington discusses advanced care planning. What you need to do to plan ahead for yourself or family members. Date: January 16th Time: 11am - 12pm Lunch will be served at 12pm Location: Winston Park Retirement Home - 50 Tillsley Dr. Kitchener Enter through... Read More

  • Social Gatherings & Recreation
  • Peer Support
  • Health and Wellness
  • Education
  • Caregivers and Families

Live & Learn NeuroFit Guelph

Live & Learn - NeuroFit at the Guelph YMCA Brian Fehst, Coordinator of the NeuroFit Wellness Centre at the Guelph YMCA, will be talking about the NeuroFit program. NeurFit is a structured, supervised circuit program for those affected by neurological conditions including Stroke, Multiple Sclerosis, Read More

  • Social Gatherings & Recreation
  • Recreation & Fitness
  • Peer Support
  • Health and Wellness
  • Education
  • Caregivers and Families

Lunch Bunch - Grand River Chapter

Lunch Bunch Every Monday from 11:30am-1:30pm we host Lunch Bunch, one of Grand River Chapters longest running programs. Come out and enjoy support and good company. Tea and coffee are served, while participants bring their own lunch. A microwave and sink are available. This program takes place at Winston... Read More

  • Social Gatherings & Recreation
  • Peer Support

MS 101 Ontario Wide

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

  • Education

MS Carnation Campaign - Ontario

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

  • Volunteering & Fundraising

Quality of Life Grant for Equipment - Ontario & Nunavut

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 with the purchase of... Read More

  • Financial Assistance

Take Action - Ontario & Nunavut Division

Become an MS Ambassador Do you enjoy public policy? Do you want to take a more active stance and voice your concerns at Queen’s Park? Do you want to learn about the challenges faced by those living with MS and take part in training opportunities? If yes, then the MS Ambassador program is for you! To... Read More

  • Advocacy & Legal

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

  • Volunteering & Fundraising

Wedding In-Honour Program - Ontario & Nunavut Division

Make your wedding a lasting celebration! The MS Society of Canada’s In-Honour Wedding Program offers a thoughtful alternative to the traditional bomboniere or wedding favour. Through the In-Honour Wedding Program, couples can make a donation to the MS Society in honour of their wedding guests. In recognition... Read More

  • Volunteering & Fundraising
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