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


Advocacy - Ottawa

Social Action Committee What do we do? The Ottawa Chapter's Social Action Committee (SAC) was the first such committee formed within the Multiple Sclerosis Society of Canada, predating both the Ontario Social Action Committee and the National Social Action Committee. Formed in November 1983, it has... Read More


Chapter Services - Ottawa

  • Recreation & Fitness
  • Peer Support
  • Financial Assistance
  • Equipment and Special Assistance Funding

The Ottawa Chapter offers the following programs and services to people living with multiple sclerosis and their families. 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... Read More


Education - Ottawa

  • Information and Support

Education The Chapter's educational objectives are to provide information about multiple sclerosis and coping with the disease to persons with MS and their families, health professionals, educational institutions and to other concerned persons/groups. Information is dispersed in a variety of ways: via... 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


Volunteer - Ottawa

  • Recreation & Fitness
  • Fundraising

Volunteers are the backbone of this society! Thanks to the over 550 volunteer who contribute to the MS Society, Ottawa Chapter annually! Fundraising/Event Volunteers The MS Society is the only organization in Canada to fund research and provide support to those with MS and their families. By being a... Read More


Young Persons with MS

  • Youth Programs
  • Information and Support
  • Education

SomeoneLikeMe Website Publications MS Summer Camp I have MS: MS Then and Now I have MS: Jessica's Story I have MS: My Work and School Life I have MS: Aaron's Story La présente page comporte un lien vers notre ancien serveur. Veuillez déplacer la page ou le fichier hyperliés sur le site pilote (beta). Read More