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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

Adapted Yoga - Hamilton

The Hamilton Chapter of the MS Society has been offering yoga therapy for our clients since 1993. Our certified Yoga Instructors adapt all exercises to an individual's abilities and capabilities. Yoga is practiced by millions of people in North America. It can be done conveniently at home, at the gym, Read More

  • Social Gatherings & Recreation
  • Health and Wellness

Community Recreation and Wellness Programs - Hamilton-Halton

Community Recreation and Wellness Programs - Hamilton-Halton The following programs and organizations have offered adapted programming or specialized programs in Hamilton and Halton to people with MS. Please contact the recreation providers listed below to receive more details (dates, fee information... Read More

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

Funding Assistance - Hamilton-Halton

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

  • Financial Assistance
  • Assistive Devices & Medical Supplies

Individual Advocacy - Ontario & Nunavut Division

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

  • Advocacy & Legal

Information and Support - Hamilton - Halton

Persons with serious illnesses such as MS need information to help them cope with the disease, and eliminate unnecessary distress and feelings of hopelessness. Consequently, we provide current, factual and meaningful information through education sessions, newsletters, website, and in-office resources. Read More

  • Information Services

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

Mohawk College - Massage Therapy Student Clinic

Mohawk College - Massage Therapy Student Clinic Mohawk College's Massage Therapy diploma program is pleased to provide a Student Clinic that focuses on providing massage for individuals that have been diagnosed with Multiple Sclerosis The students will be providing massage treatments while under the... Read More

  • Health and Wellness

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

Ontario Advocacy Campaign - Fall 2016

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

  • Advocacy & Legal

Peel-Dufferin Chapter Support Groups

The Peel-Dufferin Chapter offers a variety of self-help groups meeting in various locations throughout the city. Staff are also available to assist in forming new groups. The Self-help code of conduct and the self-help confidentiality statement, are required reading when participating in MS Society, Read More

  • Peer Support

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

Recreation, Social and Fitness - Ontario & Nunavut Division

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

  • Social Gatherings & Recreation

Support Groups - Hamilton- Halton

We currently have 10 Support Groups. Support groups provide members with an opportunity to discuss common issues related to MS, including strategies for how to cope better with the disease. The groups offer emotional support, information and practical help through the experience of others. Individuals... Read More

  • Social Gatherings & Recreation
  • Peer Support

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

Yoga DVD - Hamilton

The Hamilton Chapter has produced an adapted yoga DVD through a grant received from the Ministry of Health Promotion, Government of Ontario. Regular exercise is an essential part of a healthy lifestyle. The DVD will enable you to participate in an adapted Yoga program in the privacy of your own home. Read More

  • Health and Wellness
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