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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.

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  1. ONLINE Financial Assistance

    Financial Assistance Programs

    This nationwide program is comprised of a range of initiatives that support independence, safety, health and quality of life for people living with MS. This program offers guidance and resources to help contain the financial impact of MS.

  2. ONLINE Financial Assistance

    Scholarships

    The Society’s Scholarship Program helps highly qualified students who have been diagnosed with MS, or who have a parent with MS, achieve their dreams of going to college.

  3. ONLINE Financial Assistance

    Veterans with Multiple Sclerosis

    The National MS Society is collaborating with the Department of Veteran’s Affairs MS Centers of Excellence to support improved care and support services for veterans with multiple sclerosis and their families.

  4. IN PERSON Financial Assistance

    Accessible Affordable Housing Guides - Maryland

    These guides will help you evaluate housing needs and better understand the range of housing options available, from home modifications to rental assistance to assisted living.

  5. IN PERSON Financial Assistance

    Accessible Affordable Housing Guides - Virginia

    These guides will help you evaluate housing needs and better understand the range of housing options available, from home modifications to rental assistance to assisted living.

  6. IN PERSON Financial Assistance

    Accessible Affordable Housing Guides - DC

    These guides will help you evaluate housing needs and better understand the range of housing options available, from home modifications to rental assistance to assisted living.

  7. IN PERSON Long-Term Care

    Care Management

    The chapter provides limited assistance for a care manager (social worker or nurse) to help locate and coordinate community resources and benefits for individuals and families facing numerous challenges from MS.

  8. IN PERSON Financial Assistance

    Financial Assistance - Children's Fund

    Funds available to dependent children, 18 years old or younger (unless they are in college, then approximately 21 years old or younger), or a parent living with MS. Offers assistance with age-appropriate activities, such as summer camp, music lessons, or college books.

  9. IN PERSON Financial Assistance

    Financial Assistance - Emergency Financial Assistance

    Offers limited one-time assistance to help with life necessities, including rent or mortgage, utilities, or phone bill. Applicant must demonstrate that financial need is short-term and caused by MS (such as loss of wages or high out-of-pocket medical expenses).

  10. IN PERSON Mobility & Accessibility

    Financial Assistance - Equipment/Home and Vehicle Modifications

    Offers limited funding to help meet equipment, home modification, or auto modification needs that are not covered adequately by insurance or other community programs. Assistance may include new purchases of durable medical equipment, including insurance deductibles or co-payments; repairs to previously purchased medical equipment; home modifications for accessibility, such as ramps or grab bars; auto modifications, such as hand controls or trunk lifts.

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