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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. IN PERSON Support and Self Help Groups

    New Windsor Living with MS Self Help Group

    Self help groups unite people who share common life experiences for support, education, and assistance. Self-help group participants share a belief that positive personal change happens through individual efforts with the support of others.

    Multiple Dates
    New Windsor, NY 12553See Map
  2. IN PERSON Computer

    Computer Outreach Program

    The computer outreach program provides computers to those who are living with ms and are restricted to their homes or are living in long term care facilities. This program enables people to remain connected to the world despite financial constraints that preclude them from purchasing computers or assistive technology.

  3. IN PERSON Support and Self Help Groups

    Healthcare Professionals Living with MS Self Help Group

    Self help groups unite people who share common life experiences for support, education, and assistance. Self-help group participants share a belief that positive personal change happens through individual efforts with the support of others.

    Multiple Dates
  4. ONLINE Social gatherings and networking

    MS Connection Online Community

    MSconnection.org is an online community that provides the opportunity to connect with people involved in the MS movement and with valuable content, activities and resources.

  5. IN PERSON Financial Assistance

    Respite Care

    This program provides assistance with care when the usual caregiver is temporarily unavailable because of travel, illness or other demands. The Chapter offers up to 100 hours of home-based care through home health aides. This program is not available for people with Medicaid since it is a covered service.

  6. IN PERSON Support and Self Help Groups

    Mount Vernon Living with MS Self Help Group

    Self help groups unite people who share common life experiences for support, education, and assistance. Self-help group participants share a belief that positive personal change happens through individual efforts with the support of others.

    Multiple Dates
    Mount Vernon, NY 10552See Map
  7. VIDEO MS Education

    MS Next Step®

    Hearing the diagnosis of MS is never easy. MS Next Step is designed to answer questions that are commonly asked immediately following a diagnosis and provides an introduction to MS and the programs and services of the National MS Society. (Available in Spanish.)

  8. IN PERSON Symptom Management

    NYC- SNY Chapter Air Conditioner Program

    The Chapter recognizes that heat creates problems for many people living with MS and may worsen their symptoms. Financial assistance can be provided to purchase air conditioners when it is medically necessary. A referral from your physician is required along with two price quotes from vendors. Funding is limited. Must live in the NYC-SNY Chapter territory to qualify.

  9. IN PERSON Support and Self Help Groups

    Middletown Living with MS Self Help Group

    Self help groups unite people who share common life experiences for support, education, and assistance. Self-help group participants share a belief that positive personal change happens through individual efforts with the support of others.

    Multiple Dates
    Middletown, NY 10921See Map
  10. ONLINE Everyday Matters

    Everyday Matters

    Everyone has their own idea of their best life. For people living with multiple sclerosis, the idea of that “best life” can change due to the challenges of having a chronic, unpredictable and lifelong disease. The National MS Society’s Everyday Matters, supported by Genzyme, a Sanofi company, was an interactive national project that uncovered stories of real people facing the everyday challenges that MS can bring on the path to one’s best life.

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