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Financial Assistance



    1. Gateway Area Chapter Financial Assistance

      This service includes access to financial guidance, referral resources, and possible direct financial assistance. This financial assistance may include the following: durable medical equipment, short-term respite care, cooling devices, home and vehicle accessibility modifications, transportation to medical appointments, utilities, rent/mortgage, incontinence products, health & wellness support, counseling and more.

    2. Therapeutic Recreation Program Scholarships

      Financial assistance is available to help you pay for therapeutic recreation classes and memberships. In some cases, assistance with transportation may also be available.

    3. Talk to an MS Navigator

      The Society's MS Navigators help identify solutions and provide access to the resources you are looking for. Call 1-800-344-4867 or see "More info" to contact us online.

    4. Pharmaceutical Financial Assistance Programs

      A list of pharmaceutical and non profit financial assistance programs to assist with the costs of MS medications.

    5. National Scholarship Program

      MS shouldn’t stand in the way of an education. This is why the National MS Society's scholarship program exists — to help highly qualified students who have been diagnosed with MS or who have a parent with MS achieve their dreams of going to college.


    1. 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.

    2. Affordable Accessible Housing Guide

      A Guide for People with MS in Missouri and Illinois.
      This guide is a practical tool to help families living with MS evaluate their housing needs and better understand the range of housing options that are available to them, from home modifications to rental assistance to assisted living.

    3. Marketplace Ads

      Individuals who have MS and their family members are welcome to post ads to Marketplace. Items are listed free of charge at the discretion of the Chapter. Online classifieds are listed for 90 days, after which they are removed unless a renewal request is submitted.