The sense of isolation that often accompanies a diagnosis of MS can seem devastating.
With several, free-of-charge MS Self-Help Groups that meet monthly throughout our Chapter area, help is never far away.
Please confirm meeting days, times and locations with the Self-Help Group facilitator.
Allen County (Bluffton Friends Helping Friends Support Group): Meetings are the 2nd Wednesday of the month at 6:30 at the Bluffton Town Hall 154 N Main (corner of Main and Elm). Contact Tracy at 419-358-0155
Allen County (Lima Area MS Support Group): Meetings are the 3rd Tuesday of the month at 5:30 at St. the Medical Professional Building, 830 W. High, Conference Rm, Lima. Contact Nancy at 419-738-6587
Auglaize County (Wapakoneta)
Meets the 3rd Thursday of the month at 6:30 pm at the VFW, Dixie Highway, in Wapakoneta. Contact Betty at 419-738-8440 or Ann at 419-738-6062
Crawford County (Bucyrus)
Meets 1st Wednesday of the month 7:00 pm at the Council on Aging, 200 S. Spring St. in Bucyrus.
Contact Tim or Opel at 419-562-9082
Erie County (Sandusky) "MS Beacon"
Meets 2nd Tuesday of the month 6:30 pm at the State Highway Patrol Post, 511 Fremont Ave. in Sandusky.
Contact Kathy at 419-625-6333
Fulton-Henry County (Wauseon) Meetings are the 4th Thursday of every month at 6:00 p.m. at Wauseon Public Library 117 E Elm St, Wauseon. Contact: Jim (419) 956-4147.
Greater Toledo MS Self-help Group. Meets at 401 Tomahawk Dr Maumee at 6 pm on Tuesday July 9. Call 419-897-9533.
Hancock County (Findlay)
Meets 2nd Monday of the month at 7:00 pm at the First United Church of Christ, 2100 Greendale Ave. in Findlay.
Contact Dana at 419-318-4102.
Huron County (Norwalk)
Meets 2nd Tuesday of the month 6:30 pm at Fisher-Titus Medical Center at the Carriage House (lower level) in Norwalk. Contact Jackie at 419-668-8101 ext. 6557
Lorain County Sheffield Township )
Meetings are the 1st Monday of the month at 6:00 p.m., at the Gathering Hope House, 1173 North Ridge Rd., Sheffield Township. Contact Adrian at 440-233-4332
Lorain County (Wellington)
Meetings are held the last Wednesday of each month at 6:30 pm, at the Elms Retirement Village, 136 S. Main St., Wellington OH 44089. Contact Wanda at 440-647-6149
Lucas County (Toledo Area “The Lunch Bunch”): Meetings are the 2nd Thursday of the month at 11:30 a.m. Contact MS Office 419-897-9533 Opt 2 or 1-800-344-4867 Opt 2.
Lucas County (Toledo Area “Many Smiles”): Contact MS Office 419-897-9533 Opt 2 or 1-800-344-4867 Opt 2.
Lucas County (SW Toledo area): Meetings are the last Tuesday of every month at 6:30pm at Heatherdowns Rehab 2401 Cass Rd. Contact Peggy at (419) 382-5050
Marion County (Marion)
Meets 1st Thursday of the month 6:30 pm at Emmanuel Lutheran Church, 241 Prospect St. in Marion.
Contact Anita at 740-751-4148.
Mercer County (Celina)
Meets 1st Monday of the month 7:00 pm at the Richardson Bretz Memorial Center, 119 Fulton St. in Celina.
Contact Sue at 419-586-9417
Ottawa County (Port Clinton)
Meets 1st Tuesday of every month at 6:30 pm at the Magruder Hospital Conference Center.
Contact: Karen (419) 607-6021 or Lori (419) 707-9307
Richland County (Mansfield): Meetings are the 4th Thursday of the month at Summit Therapy and Performance Center 2170 Stumbo Rd in Mansfield at 6:00 p.m. Contact JoAnn 937-935-6075. No meetings Jan, Feb, Mar
Wood County (Toledo/Oregon area “My Strength”): Meetings are the 1st Wednesday of the month at 7:00 p.m. at Northwood Community Center, 6000 Wales Rd, Northwood (behind Fire Station 2). Contact Anne at 419-367-0885