Self-Help Groups usually meet on a monthly or bi-monthly basis, and fulfill a valuable role in addressing the informational, emotional and social support needs of group members.
Click on a region below to find community self-help and social networking groups for people with MS and adult family members.
- Los Angeles
- Inland Empire/Coachella Valley (Riverside, San Bernardino & Inyo counties)
- San Joaquin Valley (Kern, Fresno, Kings, Madera & Tulare counties)
- Channel Islands (Ventura, Santa Barbara & San Luis Obispo counties)
Contact us at 800.344.4867, 310.479.4456 or e-mail email@example.com for more information.
Special Interest Support Groups
For either of the support groups listed below, please call Mary Ann Holm at 310.479.4456 or 800.344.4867 to complete a brief intake and registration process.
At-home teleconference group
Third Wednesday, 1:00pm. Toll-free dial-in number: 1-888-279-3775, entry code 4001#.
Newly Diagnosed Phone Group
An 8-week evening group will begin soon. A professional counselor will facilitate this group for people diagnosed in the last two years, who are looking for accurate MS information in addition to fantastic emotional support. Guest speakers include an MS neurologist and an employment specialist.
Living with the Challenges of MS
An 8-week afternoon group will begin soon. This group is designed for those who are facing significant challenges and disability surrounding their MS diagnosis. This convenient phone group offers professional support and a great way to connect with others who may be feeling isolated and alone, and have difficulties leaving home.