Information and Referral
When you call 800.FIGHT MS, you might be transferred to the Information Resource Center (IRC) in Denver, Colorado. The Western Pennsylvania Chapter, as well as many other chapters, collaborate with the IRC to serve you better. The IRC is staffed with professionals who have experience in working with people with disabilities and are thoroughly trained in the field of MS resources.
For local information e-mail Pam or call her at 800 FIGHT MS (344-4867)
Social Security and Medicare
Learn more about community resources that can help answer questions on Medicare, Social Security and related issues.
The lending library is stocked with books, magazines, and video tapes addressing many issues relating to MS. These items are available for review in the office or for short-term.
Outpatient MS Clinics
The Western Pennsylvania Chapter is associated with two outpatient MS Centers, the University of Pittsburgh, UPMC MS Clinic (412-692-4920) and the Allegheny University MS Treatment Center (412-359-8850). Both programs provide diagnosis and comprehensive care administered by an interdisciplinary team of health care professionals. In addition, a chapter representative offers information about chapter programs and makes appropriate community referrals.