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The Society offers many programs and services to help people affected by MS live their best lives. Find resources in your area to learn, connect, and get support.

  1. IN PERSON Support and Self Help Groups

    East Bay MS Counseling Group

    Join this group and find connections with others living with MS. Develop ways to manage challenges and find personal strength to overcome obstacles. This group is open to those who are newly diagnosed as well as people who have lived with MS for many years.

    Multiple Dates
    Livermore, CA 94550See Map
  2. IN PERSON Social gatherings and networking

    MS Night at the Modesto Nuts

    Come cheer on The Modesto Nuts! Bring family and friends to this special social event and show your support for those living with MS.

    Modesto, CA 95351See Map
  3. TELEPHONE Support and Self Help Groups

    Living a Life of Awareness with Don Miguel Ruiz, Jr.

    The Ruiz family offers the guidance and inspiration of ancient Toltec wisdom through workshops and multiple books including “The Four Agreements”. Join don Miguel Ruiz, Jr. for this engaging call, and explore the transformational path of re-painting the canvas of your life with MS in the picture.

  4. IN PERSON Support and Self Help Groups

    Live A Healthy Life- Modesto

    Join us for a tour and demonstration of the Maino Community Health Library in Modesto, CA and increase your knowledge on all aspects of health. The library’s resources emphasize understanding and treatment of disease, wellness and prevention of illness.

    Modesto, CA 95350See Map
  5. IN PERSON Social gatherings and networking

    Self-Advocacy Skills Training: Overcoming Barriers to Getting What You Need - Fort Bragg

    This practical “hands-on” workshop offers an opportunity to hear from communication and advocacy professionals about the most effective methods for presenting fact-based needs to achieve maximum results. Representatives from congressional and statewide offices will discuss how to expedite problems with Medicare and Medi-Cal, accessibility issues, Social Security claims, and intervening with governmental issues.

    Fort Bragg, CA 95437See Map
  6. IN PERSON Social gatherings and networking

    Wine Down Wednesday - Los Gatos

    Are you looking to meet others living with MS? If so, we will be gathering during happy hour at one of the Bay Area’s most critically acclaimed Wine Bar and Restaurants. Cin-Cin offers new contemporary cuisine with an International wine list and innovative cocktails. This wine down time is for you to relax, eat some good food and connect with other National MS Society members. Come solo, bring your family or your friends. We hope to see you there!

    Los Gatos, CA 95030See Map
  7. IN PERSON Support and Self Help Groups

    Mix and Mingle Networking Hour – Walnut Creek

    Looking to meet other working professionals in the area and see how they live with their MS? Or are you thinking of going back to work after a break? Want to do so in a relaxed social setting? Join us for happy hour at Pyramid Alehouse, Brewery & Restaurant for light appetizers to wrap up your day.

    Walnut Creek, CA 94596See Map
  8. IN PERSON Social gatherings and networking

    Morning Mingle - Santa Clara

    This casual program provides the opportunity to connect and mingle with others who are also living with MS. Light snacks and refreshments will be provided. No registration needed. 11:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.

    Santa Clara, CA 95050See Map
  9. IN PERSON Support and Self Help Groups

    Newly Diagnosed Orientation – Santa Rosa

    The National MS Society can help you get the information and support you need to live comfortably and confidently with this change in your life. Friends and family are welcome for this overview of MS facts and how the Society can help.

    Santa Rosa, CA 95401See Map
  10. TELEPHONE Support and Self Help Groups

    Unlocking Your Resilience With Sherry Johnson, MFT

    This call, part of our emtional wellness teleseries, aims to increase your understanding of resiliency, help you recognize your stressors and learn constructive ways to cope. We will identify tools to avoid resiliency roadblocks and develop a personal plan for achieving a more resilient life.