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Find Resources and Support

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. 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


    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

    Financial Assistance

    The Ohio Buckeye Chapter has a limited Financial Assistance Program to help people with MS who have an urgent need. We realize you are often faced with increased challenges due to the costs of medical treatments and medication on a sometimes restricted income. We attempt to assist many different challenges, however, we cannot fulfill all requests due to limited resources and expanding needs. We will work with you to help with emergency requests, or to help you access other resources.

  5. IN PERSON Financial Assistance

    Critical Short Term Needs/Emergency Assistance

    These resources are one-time resources and only for unforeseeable emergencies.

  6. IN PERSON Financial Assistance

    Durable Medical Equipment and Cooling Products

    Assists people with MS to maintain their independence and health

  7. IN PERSON Exercise

    Health & Wellness

    We help to keep you moving through aquatic and yoga classes. Our staff will also help you to locate other local community resources. 

  8. IN PERSON Emotional Health


    We offer a wide variety of counseling and support services. We can help with; referrals to professional counselors with MS knowledge and experience, confidential, short-term, individual and/or family counseling and cost coverage should your insurance be inadequate or non-existent for a predetermined amount of time or sessions.

  9. IN PERSON Financial Assistance

    Homecare and Respite Services

    This program, which provides assistance with short-term home health and/or homemaker services, is designed to assist persons with MS and their families who are experiencing a crisis situation such as an MS exacerbation, caregiver illness or other family emergency.

  10. IN PERSON Financial Assistance

    Home and Vehicle Modifications

    Adaptive equipment and home or vehicle modifications can be essential to helping people with MS live independently. This service can provide financial assistance for minor home and vehicle modifications for increased accessibility.