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

Therapeutic Management of Multiple Sclerosis

  • Education

We are excited to announce that individuals can now register for the next webinar in our National Education Webinar Series . Therapeutic Management of Multiple Sclerosis will take place on Wednesday, March 7th at 12:00 - 1:30pm Central Time. Summary: Educational Goals and Objectives will be based on... 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

Accessible Transportation - Simcoe County

  • Travel and Transportation

Tranportation to Toronto / from Barrie will vary in price depending on where you live. Following are some of the options for your transportation needs. Prices are not guaranteed. Please contact the companies below to confirm pricing before you travel. Barrie Taxi (705)721-7777 $136.00 (to Toronto) $24.00/hour... Read More

Education - Ontario & Nunavut Division

  • For Healthcare Professionals

Education MS Society educational programs help people living with MS and their families gain a better understanding of MS. Educational programs are also offered to health care professionals. We offer educational programs to: Increase knowledge and understanding about multiple sclerosis and its effects... Read More

Education events

  • 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 Toronto or its surrounding communities. See what's currently scheduled at . (Please note: sessions for fall will be planned by... Read More

Individual Advocacy - Ontario & Nunavut Division

  • Advocacy & Legal

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

Information and Support - Ontario & Nunavut Division

  • Information Services
  • Advocacy & Legal

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

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

Quality of Life Grants – Simcoe Muskoka

  • Assistive Devices & Medical Supplies

A quality of life grant may be available to assist in purchasing necessary equipment and/or services to enhance the quality of life. To apply for a quality of life grant, please complete the application form . Please also review the guidelines that will help you to fill out the application form. Read More

Support Groups - Simcoe Muskoka Chapter

  • Social Gatherings & Recreation
  • Peer Support

Self-Help/Support Groups Self-help and support groups are an informal way to link people affected by MS. These programs all have the same goal: to give and receive emotional support and share practical ideas in dealing with the daily challenges that MS presents. Self-help is based on the idea that no... Read More

Take Action - Ontario & Nunavut Division

  • Advocacy & Legal

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

Volunteer with Ontario & Nunavut Division!

  • Volunteering & Fundraising

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

  • Volunteering & 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