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

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


Virtual Photo Walks

  • Social Gatherings & Recreation
  • Recreation & Fitness

Virtual Photo Walks is a non-profit organization that uses smart phones and video conferencing to enable people isolated by illness or disability to travel the world in real time. Thanks to technology partners and a group of dedicated virtual volunteer guides from all over the world, Virtual Photo Walks... Read More


Access to MS drug cost reimbursement in Ontario

  • Information Services
  • Health and Wellness
  • Financial Assistance

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 Sessions

  • Social Gatherings & Recreation
  • Education

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


Ontario Advocacy Campaign - Spring 2018

  • Advocacy & Legal

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 - 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

  • Chapter Information

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

  • Education

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


Financial Assistance - Ontario & Nunavut Division

  • Financial Assistance

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


MS 101 Ontario Wide

  • Education

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

  • Volunteering & 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

  • Advocacy & Legal

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

  • Volunteering & Fundraising
  • Recreation & Fitness

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
  • 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