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Financial Resources



    1. Ask an MS Navigator

      The Society's MS Navigators help identify solutions and provide access to the resources you are looking for. Call 1-800-344-4867 or see "More info" to contact us online.

    2. Pharmaceutical Financial Assistance Programs

      A list of pharmaceutical and non profit financial assistance programs to assist with the costs of MS medications.

    3. National Scholarship Program

      MS shouldn’t stand in the way of an education. This is why the National MS Society's scholarship program exists — to help highly qualified students who have been diagnosed with MS or who have a parent with MS achieve their dreams of going to college.


    1. 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.

    2. State of Connecticut Department of Social Services

      The Department of Social Services (DSS) offers a wide variety of services for Connecticut residents. These include health care coverage, independent living services, housing, long-term care, energy assistance, and food and nutrition aid. For a complete list of programs that address the specific needs of families, people with disabilities, children and the elderly, please visit the Department of Social Services website.

    3. United Way 2-1-1

      United Way 2-1-1 is a one-stop connection to the local services that address the needs of individuals and families in Connecticut. By dialing 2-1-1 from anywhere in the state you will be connected with trained call specialists who assess needs and provide referrals to community agencies. 2-1-1 is available 24 hours a day every day of the year. Multilingqual assistance and TDD access is also available.

    4. Curing MS: How Science Is Solving Mysteries of Multiple Sclerosis (book)

      Dr. Weiner is at the cutting edge of MS research and drug development, and he describes in clear and illuminating detail the science behind the symptoms and how new drugs may hold the key to “taming the monster.” In Curing MS, Dr. Weiner teaches us the “Twenty-one Points” of MS, a concise breakdown of the knowns and unknowns of the disease; tells stories from the frontlines of laboratories and hospitals; and offers a message of hope that a cure can—and will—be found.

    5. Living with Progressive Multiple Sclerosis: Overcoming the Challenges (book)

      This concise and practical overview educates patients about diagnosis, disease-modifying therapies, managing difficult symptoms, and coping strategies.

    6. Multiple Sclerosis: A Guide for Families (book)

      This complete yet highly readable guide for families living with multiple sclerosis addresses these issues and more.