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





Grand River Chapter - Live and Learn Series

  • Social Gatherings
  • Recreation & Fitness
  • Peer Support
  • Information and Support
  • Education

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


Guelph MS Self Help Group

  • Social Gatherings
  • Peer Support
  • Information and Support

Purpose: This support group is for anyone diagnosed with or suspected of having multiple sclerosis to get together for mutual support, comfort and friendship. When: 1st Tuesday of every month from 11:00AM to 1:00Pm and 3rd Tuesday of every month from 6:30PM to 8:30PM. Where: Royal on Gordon Retirement... Read More


Information and Referral - Grand River Chapter

  • Information and Support
  • Equipment and Special Assistance Funding

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


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



Lunch Bunch - Grand River Chapter

  • Social Gatherings
  • Peer Support

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


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


Support Group - Cambridge

  • Social Gatherings
  • Peer Support
  • Information and Support

Cambridge Support Group Come out and meet some new people, socialize, share stories, listen, offer and receive support. This group is open to all people living with MS at any stage. Whether you are looking for a listening ear or are wanting to meet new people, this is a great group for you. This participant... Read More


Support Group - Kitchener

  • Social Gatherings
  • Peer Support
  • Information and Support

Kitchener Support Group Come out and meet some new people, socialize, share stories, listen, offer and receive support. This group is open to all people living with MS at any stage. Whether you are looking for a listening ear or are wanting to meet new people, this is a great group for you. This participant... 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


Take Charge!

  • Social Gatherings
  • Recreation & Fitness
  • Peer Support
  • Information and Support
  • Individual Advocacy
  • For Healthcare Professionals
  • Education

Take Charge! Six workshops running once a week for six weeks that will help you learn strategies to live better with MS. Learn to manage symptoms and reach your goals! This workshop will be taking place in Cambridge Ontario and people living with Multiple Sclerosis from all over the region are welcome... 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


Wedding In-Honour Program - Ontario & Nunavut Division

  • Fundraising

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


Yoga and Relaxation- Grand River Chapter

  • Social Gatherings
  • Recreation & Fitness
  • Peer Support
  • For Healthcare Professionals
  • Education

Yoga and Relaxation is guided by certified yoga instructor Margaret Russell. Daily practices of postures, breathing and relaxation help individuals to feel healthy, happy and whole. Other benefits you might experience from a regular yoga routine include: Improved alignment, coping skills and quality... Read More