Multiple sclerosis not only affects the person with the disease, but their loved ones as well. The National MS Society offers programs and services to support friends, spouses, partners, parents and children of people with the disease. Discover our network of support for care partners, youth, teens and the whole family.
Care Partner Programs
Care partners play an important role in the lives of people with MS. The Upper Midwest Chapter provides programs and support for family members, partners and friends in caring roles.
Online resources for care partners
Check out an array of useful care partner tools and resources, right at your fingertips.
Programs for the Whole Family
An engaging, informative and reassuring newsletter to help children and their parents talk and learn about MS together. Each issue is filled with stories, interviews, games and activities that highlight a specific topic related to MS, as well as a special section just for parents.
Knowledge is Power
A free, at-home educational series for people newly diagnosed with MS and their families.
Pediatric Support Network
Although MS is typically thought of as an adult-onset disease, some children and teens live with MS, too. "Children and Teens with MS: A Network for Families" offers educational and psychosocial support for families living with MS. You can also contact Krista at 612-335-7937, 800-582-5296 (option 2) firstname.lastname@example.org for direct support and information specific to your unique situation.